Juanita Soto Martinez, 64, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 in Lubbock. Services for Ms. Martinez will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Calvillo Funeral Chapel in Lubbock with Rev. Lorenzo Rivera officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. Viewing and visitation for Ms. Martinez will begin 3p.m.-8p.m., Monday, December 23, 2019 and 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m., Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with a prayer service on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 2:00p.m.
Juanita was born January 27, 1955 in Norman, TX to the late John and Virginia Soto. She is preceded in death by her life partner Catarino Segovia Jr. (April 17, 2016). Ms. Martinez loved to watch television especially Gun Smoke. She also loved to read and play bingo. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her family will always cherish the love and care she had for them.
She leaves behind three sons Jauquin Martinez Jr.(Diana) of Lubbock, Jesus Martinez of Lubbock, and Robert Martinez (Dawn) of Lubbock; two daughters Melessa Gatica (Santos) of Lubbock, Diane Adame of Lubbock; two sisters Virginia Calvillo of Ft. Worth, Virginia Jimenez of Lubbock. Nineteen grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren.