Olefia (Cortez) Martinez

August 17, 1958 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Olefia Martinez Obituary

Olefia Cortez Martinez, 65 of Canyon, passed away in her home on November 30, 2023. She was born on August 17, 1958, to Juan and Herlinda (DeLeon) Cortez in Muleshoe, Tx. She was the youngest of 5 children. Growing up on a farm, she developed a strong work ethic.

On June 16, 1973, she married the love of her life, Lino Lee Martinez. Together, they raised 5 beautiful children, Johnny Lee Martinez, Ofelia 'Amy' Martinez, San-Agustin 'Auggie' Martinez, David Lino Martinez and Dorothy Dalia Martinez.

Olefia enjoyed dancing with her husband, watching reality TV, and her home was always the gathering place for family and friends for any and every occasion, big or small. She was best known for her welcoming home, amazing food and was 'Mom' to many.

She is proceeded in death by her parents - Juan and Herlinda DeLeon Cortez; her husband of 42 years, Lino Lee Martinez, siblings - Viciente, Mary and Jose Cortez, grandchildren Joel Angel Moctezuma and Juan Angel Martinez.

Survivors include children - Ofelia 'Amy' Martinez, San-Augustin 'Auggie' Martinez and spouse Kyla, David Lino Martinez and spouse  Amy, and Dorothy Dalia Martinez, all of Canyon; 20 grandchildren - Mariah and Angel, Carlos Jr., Dominic, Adrian, Ricky, Auggie and Roe, Donavan, Hopey and Isaac, Alex, Jayce, Abrielle, Olivia, Isaac and Gabrielle, Natthaen, Jannessa, Bridget and Madison, Oscar and Myli, Angellica, Miya, and Johnboy Jr.; 4 great grandchildren - Elias, Izabel, Azrael and Amari; and sister San Juanita and spouse Domingo Vasquez.

Olefia was loved by all and will be dearly missed.

Rosary will be on Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Holley Funeral Home Chapel, AT 6:00 pm   

Services will be held at Holley Funeral Home, on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 2:00pm

Burial to follow at Dreamland Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
December 4, 2023

2:00 PM
Holley Funeral Home
205 North 11th St
Canyon, TX 79015


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