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Eva Martinez

January 6, 1951 — October 25, 2021

Eva Martinez, 70, passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 in Abilene, Texas. A viewing and rosary will be 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Friday, October 29, 2021 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. A funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Saturday October 30, 2021 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel.
Eva was born January 6, 1951 in Mathis, Texas to Cristobal and Mary Rodriguez. On March 17, 1972 Eva married the love of her life Ralph Martinez and the couple spent 49 wonderful years together until Ralph's passing just five days prior to Eva's. Eva was a dedicated homemaker that even took care of her grandbabies until it was time for them to start school. She loved decorating for the holidays and cooking for her family. Eva was a member of Saint Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church in Abilene. Above all things Eva loved her family and enjoyed taking care of their every need. She was very loved and will forever be in our hearts.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Martinez; her parents; her son, Danny Martinez; and her father, Manuel Garcia.
Eva is survived by her two sons, Eric Martinez and wife Angelica, and Chris Martinez and wife Tammy; her grandchildren, Eric, Erica, Chelsea, Christopher, and Aubree; two siblings, Lina Castillo, and Ricardo Garcia; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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Friday, October 29, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

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