Sandra Garcia Martinez
Services: Have been held.
Sandra Garcia Martinez, 42, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at her home.
She was born on July 24, 1961, in Portales, to Veneranda and Frank Garcia.
She grew up in Portales and was a 1979 graduate of Portales High School. She went on to attend Highland University for a year. She was employed at the local Alco store for 13 years. She worked at the local Wal Mart Store where she was the Customer Service Manager from 1998 until 2000 . She married Charles Martinez on Sept. 3, 1999, in Portales. Family members said she enjoyed camping, fishing, sewing, doing crafts of various kinds and singing.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Charles Martinez II of the home; two daughters, Alandra and Ashley Martinez both of the home; her parents; eight brothers, Claudio Garcia and Simon Garcia, both of Grants, Pat Garcia of Mora, Ernest Garcia of Stockton, Calif., and Jimmy Garcia, Frankie Garcia, Steve Garcia and Joseph Garcia, all of Portales; four sisters, Sally Clarkson of Kansas City, Mo., Maybelle Carrasco of Oregon, Stella Majhor of Las Vegas, N.M. and Lillian Rogers of Stockton, Calif.
The Revs. Bob Cemer and Joe Majhor will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve, Joseph and Simon Garcia, Wayne Rogers, Thomas Rivera and Jessie Grijalva.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.