Obituary for Socorro Martinez

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Mrs. Martinez, 87, died Monday, December 20, 2021 in Artesia, New Mexico.

Fr. Vijay will officiate at the services on Monday, December 27th with burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons Dave, Matthew, Michael, Eric, Steven, Jacob, and Anthony Martinez.

A rosary will be recited Monday at 9:30 at Our Lady of Grace.

Socorro was born October, 20, 1934 in Mulato, Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico

On October 22, 1955 She was married to Eugenio Martinez in Artesia.

Socorro was a homemaker who made excellent enchiladas. She also loved to make quilts, and sewing in general.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, 2 grandsons, and a great-granddaughter.

Socorro is survived by daughter Nora Bustamante and husband Jimmy of Artesia; sons David Martinez and wife Susan of Roswell, N.M., Eugene Martinez and wife Michelle, Israel Martinez and Martin Martinez all of Artesia; brother, Fred Salcido, Sisters, Estella Juarez, and Sofia Rodriguez 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews and nieces.

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