ODESSA — Raymond Vega Martinez, 39, of
Odessa, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2004, at his residence.
Mr. Martinez was born March 31, 1964, in Big Spring to Anacleto and
Neilda Vega Martinez.
He married Tanja Jo Dominguez February 14, 1992, in Odessa. Raymond was
the Founder of Reinas Restaurant in Odessa, as well as a military
enthusiast, a Christian Catholic and a truck driver. He was preceded in
death by a brother; Anacleto Martinez Jr.; and grandparents H.R. and
Caroline Martinez, Romalo and Aurelia Vega.
He leaves to cherish his memories wife, Tanja Jo Martinez of Odessa;
daughters, Thacha Monique Dominguez and husband, Billy, of San Antonio,
Valentina Martinez of San Antonio and Savannah Lee Flores of Odessa; and
granddaughter, Adonica Bernice Martinez; parents, Cleto and Nielda V.
Martinez of Odessa; two brothers, Robert Martinez and Augie Martinez of
Odessa; one sister, Angie Marquez and husband, Freddie, of Odessa; six
nephews, eight nieces, one grandnephew and one great-grand-niece; and a
host of aunts, uncles, cousins and lots of friends.
Pallbearers will be Richard Tercero, Manuel Diaz, Mario Dominguez,
Bailey Aguirre, Victor Gonzalez and Freddy Marcus.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, March 9, 2004, at Odessa Funeral
Home Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 10,
2004, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Udegbunam
officiating, with Interment to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Services by Odessa Funeral Home.