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Louise Martinez, 74, of Corsicana went to be with the Lord Friday, April 28, 2017. She was born to Frank and Benigna Gonzalez in Hamlin November 27, 1942.
Louise married Manuel Martinez and moved to Corsicana in 1965 to raise their family. After more than 20 years of employment at Tom's Food, she happily retired. Throughout her life, Louise remained invested in the community by devoting her time to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and small town antique businesses.
Louise was a devoted wife and mother to her family. She enjoyed traveling and good times included games of Chance and collecting her winnings. Louise will always be remembered for her charitable acts and ability to fulfill many lives; she would fill your stomach, heart and soul and always had a listening ear with wise words to live by.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Manuel Martinez, her son, James Martinez and granddaughter Brandy Nicole Dickerson. .
She is survived by her children, Teresa Eppler and husband Jimmy of Corsicana, Becky Richter of Navarro, Veronica Dickerson and husband Patrick of Corsicana, Yolanda Escobedo and husband Louis of Easton, Maryland, Sammy Martinez and wife Martha of Brownsville and Harold Martinez of Corsicana; grandchildren, Camille Escabedo of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Vanessa Kercher of Idaho, Sammy Martinez, Jr. of Brownsville, Harold Gene Martinez, Jr. of Dallas, Miranda Caswell of Kentucky, Lisa Marie Martinez of Ennis, Benjamin Richter of Corsicana, Jason Richter of Ft. Smith, Colorado, Caleb Richter of Navarro, Danica Fosko of Dallas, Pennsylvania, Alex Dickerson of Dallas, Gabrielle Eppler of Dallas and Nicholas Eppler of Corsicana; six great grandchildren, and her three sisters, Marcia Gonzales of Round Rock, Esther Gonzalez of Roby, and Lucy Kelly of El Paso, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Lewis Palos officiating. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Marco Rangel officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Benjamin Richter, Jason Richter, Caleb Richter, Alex Dickerson, Nicholas Eppler, Patrick Dickerson and Jimmy Eppler. Honorary Pallbearer is Joe Palmeri.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com by selecting the Louise Martinez obituary
Published on May 1, 2017
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