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Connally/Compton Funeral Directors

4400 West Waco Drive, Waco, TX

OBITUARY

Oralia H. Martinez

8 January, 193715 July, 2020
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Mrs. Oralia H. Martinez, 83 of Moody, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Gatesville, Texas. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors with Father Albert Ruiz officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the funeral home.

Oralia was born January 8, 1937 in Yorktown, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Moody and member of Mission of San Juan. She married the love of her life, Juan Martinez on April 29, 1960. They celebrated 59 years of marriage together. Oralia enjoyed quilting, embroidery, puzzle books, dancing, and especially spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Oscar Martinez, brother, Victor Rodriguez.

Survivors include her daughter, Gracie Martinez of Waco, son, Marty Martinez of Waco, daughter, Oralia Menottis and husband, Gregory of Moody; 12 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, brother, Benito Reyes, Sr., and wife, Carol of Springfield, Ohio, sister, Elvita Smedkey and husband, Glenn of Van Buren, Arkansas, numerous nieces and nephews.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gregory Menottis
  • Victor Rodriguez
  • David Rodriguez
  • Manuel Rodriguez
  • Mary Vargas
  • Marty Martinez

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, 20 July , 2020

  • Rosary

    Monday, 20 July , 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, 21 July , 2020

Memories

Oralia H. Martinez

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Phillip Gonzales

July 17, 2020

R.I.P. Prima: Wale was always in good spirits. U could always tell it was her when she walked in the front door. She loved to eat, dance, and be merry. I wish You the best entrance to the world of the living . Say hi to everyone that have gone before us. Prayers and condolences to the family. 🙏🙏♥️💗

Jamie Andrews

July 17, 2020

RIP mama! I'll always remember your smiling face everytime I come to visit,,
You will be truly missed,, God has you now,, 😇🙏🙏🙏💗🌷

Becky Reyes

July 16, 2020

Gracie n oralia my heart hurts for you two. My condolences to you both and ur family. May your mommy rest in peace. She is with the love of her life now and together they will watch over you guys.
Rest easy momma. I'm happy l got to see you last year. 🙏🙏😰

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