Services for Rosa (Rose) Martinez, 72, of Post were held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Bible Baptist Church in Slaton with Reverend Chris Downer officiating. Burial in Terrace Cemetery was held at 2:30 p.m. under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home. Visitation was held on Friday, July 24 (her birthday) from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Rose died on July 22, 2020 in Post, TX. She was born on July 24, 1947 in Wheatland, WY to Octavio and Maria (Garza) Caballero. She married Charles Martinez on April 23, 1966 in Hale Center. He preceded her in death on May 18, 2020. She worked as a daycare worker for many years. She was also a loving caregiver to her grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Raquel (Randy) Britton of Post, TX and Debbie (Jesus) Rodriquez of Lubbock, TX; one son, Adam Martinez of Loveland, CO; four sisters, Lina Trujillo of Denver, CO, Mary (Leo) Mendez of Woodrow, TX, Josie Caballero of Sweetwater, TX and Anita (Eliberto) Cantu of Abilene, TX; one brother, Joe (Mary) Caballero of Abernathy, TX; ten grandchildren, Martin Garza, Daniel Garza, Joshua Garza, Alejandro Martinez, Hunter Martinez, Catharine Martinez, Austin Britton, Brandon Britton, Cayce Britton and Cooper Britton; and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jessie Caballero, Primetivo “Big Joe” Caballero, Billy Caballero and Pete Caballero and four sisters, Concepcion Flores, Frances Soto, Rita Rodriquez and Judy Perez.