OBITUARY

Matilde Martinez Reyes

March 14, 1925November 19, 2018
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Matilde Martinez Reyes, age 93, passed away peacefully in her home, on November 19, 2018. She was born in Midland, Texas on March 14, 1925 to Andres and Carmen Martinez. She was married 67 years to the love of her life, Clyde L. Reyes on August 2, 1941. Matilde was a loving mother and a full-time homemaker dedicated to her family. Her biggest joy was to be with her family. She had several hobbies that she truly enjoyed gardening, singing, art and crafts, baking, cooking, and shopping. She was actively involved in various clubs, committees, and especially with her church. She was President of the Guadalupanas of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Diocese when established.

Matilde was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde L. Reyes, her son Jerry M. Reyes, her granddaughter Elaine Reyes Valles and two infant daughters Vicenta and Dora Sue, and four brothers, Joe Martinez , Pascual Martinez, Pedro Martinez, and Narciso Martinez.

She is survived by her daughter, Evangelina Garibay and her husband Walter, and sons, Rosendo and his wife Anna, David and his wife Charlotte, Roy and his wife Aurelia, Ruben and his wife Maria. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and four sisters, Bernadina Hernandez, Estella Carrasco, Josie Marrs and Miquela Reyes.

Visitation will be held at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel on November 25, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Rosary will be at 7 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on November 26, 2018 at 2 p.m. with Father Reggie officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. The family of Matilde Reyes would like to extend their gratitude for caring for Matilde to Melissa Reyes and her family, Randy Reyes, and St Joseph Home Health Staff.

  • FAMILY

  • Evangelina Garibay and her husband Walter, Daughter
  • Rosendo and his wife Anna, Son
  • David and his wife Charlotte, Son
  • Roy and his wife Aurelia, Son
  • Ruben and his wife Maria, Son
  • Bernadina Hernandez, Sister
  • Estella Carrasco, Sister
  • Josie Marrs, Sister
  • Miquela Reyes, Sister
  • She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Walter Garibay, Jr., Active Pallbearer
  • Randy Reyes, Active Pallbearer
  • Steven Reyes, Active Pallbearer
  • Robert Reyes, Active Pallbearer
  • Jerry Reyes, Active Pallbearer
  • Roy Clyde Reyes, Active Pallbearer
  • Jonathan Reyes, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Anthony Reyes, Honorary Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Rosary Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, November 26, 2018
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Matilde Martinez Reyes

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