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Mrs. Eleuteria Gomez Martinez, better known as our wela, was a beautiful women inside and out. She knew no stranger, she was our rock that everyone came to for spiritually Godly advice. She was the foundation of our family. She was a devout catholic and her main strength was prayer and her strong faith. She earned her angelic wings on December 28, 2017 at the ripe old age of 92. She was born February 20, 1925 in Sarita, Texas to the late Rafael Gomez and Maria Gutierrez Gomez. She is survived by her daughters, Emilia Pendergrass and Mary (Julio) Morales both of Seadrift, Frances Martinez, Gavina Gutierrez, Maria (Rick) Navarro, Ester Martinez of Victoria and Rachel Martinez of Port Lavaca; sons, Juan Diego Martinez of Victoria, Julian (Bertha) Martinez of Seadrift and Thomas (Tonie) Martinez of Port Lavaca. She is also survived by 30 grandchildren, 90 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francisco Martinez, Sr. and sister, Chavela Salinas. Visitation will begin Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 5 – 9pm with a rosary to be recited at 7pm at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca. Visitation will continue Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 9am with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Seadrift. Burial to follow at Seadrift Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Oscar Martinez, Jr., Mark Pendergrass, Jay Navarro, Adrian Navarro, Julio Morales, Jr., Julian Martinez, Jr., Greg Hill and Chachi Morales. Honorary Pallbearers will be Rick Navarro, Julio Morales, Sr., Rafael Salinas and Moises Salinas. Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca, 361-575-3212.