Viewing for Rosa Martinez, 68, of Lubbock, will begin Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 3:30 PM-8:00 PM and Friday, September 11, 2020 from 10:00AM to 8:00PM at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel-Lubbock. A rosary will be held Friday, September 11, 2020 beginning at 6 PM. Funeral services will be held 10 AM, Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with Pastora Guadalupe Trevino officiating. Burial will follow in Nevels Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
Mrs. Martinez went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. She was born on September 4, 1952 in Post, Texas to the late Jesus and Maria De Jesusa Leal. Rosa was a Catholic and a good practicing Christian. In 1969 she married Edwardo Martinez Jr. in Borden County, he preceded her in death on December 7, 1987. She was a registered certified nurse’s aide before retiring. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, and quilting, however; her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Edward Martinez Jr.; her parents Jesus and Maria De Jesusa Leal and by a son Narcisso Martinez on October 29, 1995.
Survivors include her two sons Edward Martinez III of Lubbock and Mario Martinez of Littlefield; two daughters Augustina Gomez of Lubbock and Martha Salas of Lubbock; three brothers Juan Leal of Pflugerville, Erlindo Leal of Hereford, and Tony Leal of Garland; fourteen grandchildren and twenty- six great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are: John Edward Salazar, Jamie Richard Salazar, Jonathan Daniel Longoria, Joseph Longoria, Mario Gomez, and Stephen Salas.