LA JOYA – Viola Cristina Martinez, 83, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Village Healthcare in Mission.
Ms. Martinez was born on May 27, 1933, to Pedro and Sinforosa Martinez in La Joya.
Survivors include her siblings, Juanita Garza and Eulalia Martinez
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Raul, Jose, Pedro, Amador, Domingo and Rodolfo Martinez, Hortencia Garza and Rosa Reyna.
A funeral mass was held on Feb. 27 at the Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at La Joya Cemetery.