Maria Nelda Martinez, 57, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, May 29, 2015. She was born on December 10, 1957 in Robstown, Texas to Frank and Lydia Buitron Garza. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.

She goes home to reunite with her parents, and one son, Steve Martinez who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband, Manuel Martinez, Jr., her three children, Jolynn Martinez, Manuel Martinez, III, and Gabriel Martinez; one brother, Frank Garza, Jr.; eight sisters, Noelia Rodriguez, Nellia Elizondo, Nora Garza, Noemi Garza, Nelvia Jasso, Nelva Garza, Nelma Martinez, and Nori Herrera. She was also blessed and adored by her seven grandchildren, Samantha Alvarez, Chelsea Martinez, Gabriel Martinez, Jr., Steve Martinez, Austin Martinez, Shawn Charles, William Billy The Kid Martinez, as well as, numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

The Family will be receiving friends beginning at 11 a.m. with a Memorial Service to be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.