Services for Emma H. Martinez, 76, of Exeter will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 22 at Exeter Cemetery. She died on Dec. 17 in Visalia. She was a homemaker.

She was born on May 7, 1928 in Benito, Texas where she was raised and educated. She married Joe Martinez in Mexico in 1946. The couple moved to Orosi where they raised their two sons, Joe and Paul. The family moved to the Exeter area in 1990. She was an avid doll collector and loved christian music. She was a loving mother, grandmother and truly will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Martinez, in 1992.

She is survived by her two sons, Joe Martinez, Jr., and his wife, Rosemary of Exeter, and Paul Martinez and his wife, Brenda of Exeter; two grandchildren, Joe Martinez and his wife Stacey, of Reno, Nev., and Ricky Martinez of Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Emma's name to the First United Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 896, Exeter, CA 93221. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans-Miller Exeter Chapel.

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