Martin Montez Barrera, 82, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 in Abilene.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 1 to 3 PM at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 US HWY 277 S., Abilene, Texas. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 24, 2020 at 2 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park. Due to Covid 19 restrictions attendance will be limited to 100 attendees in the chapel and mask must be worn inside the Funeral Home.
Martin was born on November 13, 1937 in Abilene, Texas to the late Pete Barrera and Martina Montez Barrera. He married Maria Delia Flores on August 7, 1953 in Abilene, Texas. They were blessed with 65 years of marriage until her passing on June 6, 2019. Martin worked as an accountant. He was always willing to help a friend or neighbor and was known for his generous spirit.
Martin is survived by his 2 sons, Dr. Pete Barrera and wife Martha, Cecilio Barrera; sister, Susan Burckett; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Martin was also preceded in death by a daughter, Maria Barrera and 4 siblings.