MISSION – Jesus “Chura” Martinez Salinas, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at McAllen Medical Center.
A lifelong resident of Mission, he was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Helen Salinas; daughters, Melissa Ann Luna of Mission, Melinda Iliana Salinas of Fort Worth, Norma Marie Ruiz of Garland and C. Jessica Moreno of Arlington; brother, Rene Salinas of Mission; and by eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herminia Martinez and Joaquin Roque Salinas, and brothers, Jose Roque and Raul Salinas.
A funeral mass was held on April 21 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at the RGV State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. Military honors were conducted by VFW Post 8788 of McAllen.