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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Virginia Martinez

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Virginia Martinez, 73, of Kennett, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at National Health Care of Kennett.

Born Oct. 7, 1930, in Dunklin County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Lee and Flora Marie Smith Tinsley.

She married Tony Martinez, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, L.T. Tinsley and Bobbie Ray Tinsley; four sisters, Geneva brooks, Jewell McCuen, Loretta Marie Tinsley and Violet Imogene Acierto.

Surviving are one son, Freddie Gervacio of San Francisco, Calif.; three daughters, Lorene Marie Batunglocal of Waikiki, Hawaii, JOlene Johnson of Vancouver, Wash., and Brandis Downs of Polk, Penn.; one brother, Freddie Ray Tinsley of Arizona; and one sister, Nina Davis of Kennett.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 14, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Revs. Eddie Roden and Don Crawford officiating.

Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are James Laswell, Jimmy Raspberry, Eddie Smith, Dennis Daugherty, Clifford Davis and Floyd Litton.