Genevive Martinez

genevive martinez
LINDEN, TX Graveside services for Genevive Martinez, 82, of Linden, will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at Shiloh Cemetery, Jefferson, Texas, under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. in Linden. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM, Monday, at the funeral home chapel followed by a Rosary at 7:00 PM with Rev. Mani T. Mathai officiating. Mrs. Martinez was born December 2, 1927 in Gonzales, Texas, to Alcadio and Petra DeLeon Benavidez and passed away Friday, February 19, 2010 in Linden. She was a license practical nurse and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Francisco and Vicki Martinez III, of Melbourne, Florida, Jerry and Patsy Martinez of Marble Falls, Texas, and David and Amy Martinez of Linden; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Greg Hilland of Andrews, Texas; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Martinez II, her parents, three brothers and one sister. "She never had a stranger come through her door."

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


  1. I have such wonderful memories of your mother when Uncle Frank and your father were overseas. Your mother and I looked out for each other and she was the best sister I could have had. Take care of each other and my prayers are with all of you. Aunt Alice

  2. David – thinking of you and your family at this time of sorrow. Your parents were both special people. May your heart soon find peace.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

  1. Candle 1
  2. Candle 2
  3. Candle 3
  4. Candle 4
  5. Candle 5
  6. Candle 6
  7. Candle 7
  8. Candle 8