Magdalena Martinez

July 22, 1943 ~ May 23, 2020 (age 76)


Taft – Magdalena Martinez passed away peacefully May 23, 2020 with her loving family at her side. She was 76.

Magdalena was born on July 22, 1943 in Charco, Texas to Juan and Francisca (Abrego) Rodriguez. She was a lifelong resident of Taft, Texas. Magdalena was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be missed by all who knew her.

Preceding in death are her parents: Juan and Francisca Rodriguez.

Survivors include 10 daughters: Janie Carvajal (Ismael) of Taft, Texas; Teresa Flores (Arnulfo) of Gregory, Texas; Linda Orta (Samuel); Maryann Cordova (Jesse), all of Spring, Texas; Angelica Rodriguez (Martin); Angelina Arismendez, all of Portland, Texas; Pamela Olivarez (Richard); Frances Felts (Mark); Norma Vera, all of Corpus Christi, Texas; Rachel Martinez (Donald) of Spring, Texas; 5 sons: Castulo Martinez (Ana) of Corpus Christi, Texas; Jesse Martinez (Norma) of Grand Prairie, Texas; Rene Martinez (Janie) of Portland, Texas; Joe Martinez (Ani); John Martinez (Jessica), all of Corpus Christi, Texas; 39 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Angelita Nayola of Whitney, Texas.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM. A Prayer Service will be held the same evening, 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be Friday, May 29, 2020, 10:00 AM at the Palms Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Taft.

Pallbearers will be Arnold Flores, Jr., Nicholas Flores, Jaime Carbajal, Matthew Martinez, Jeremy Cordova, Nathan Martinez, Noah Vera and Jacob Arismendez.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.

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May 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel
606 S San Patricio
Sinton, TX 78387

Prayer Service
May 28, 2020

7:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel
606 S San Patricio
Sinton, TX 78387

May 29, 2020

10:00 AM
Palms Memorial Gardens Cemetery
4335 Midway Road
Portland, TX 78374

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