Eliseo “Smiley” Martinez
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Eliseo “Smiley” Martinez
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Eliseo “Smiley” Martinez, 60, of Beeville, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, in a local hospital.

Mr. Martinez was born Aug. 16, 1951, in El Campo to Otilia Carrizales Martinez and Eliseo Martinez Sr. He was a 1971 graduate of A.C. Jones High School and a member of the Catholic church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymundo Martinez Sr. and Arturo Martinez Sr.; two sisters, Otilia Martinez and Dolores Martinez; and a nephew, Raymond Martinez Jr.

Survivors include Victoria C. Garcia of Beeville; Margaret and Joe Mendoza of Houston; Pete Martinez, Danny and Janie Martinez, all of Houston; a sister in law, Lupe Martinez of Corpus Christi; 27 nephews and nieces; 46 great-nephews and nieces; and 14 great-great-nephews and nieces.

A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Treviño Funeral Home.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Friday morning, Sept. 16, at 10 o’clock at Our Lady of Victory with Father Luke officiating. Burial followed at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.

Pallbearers were Arturo Martinez III, Leo Cantu Jr., Fabian Carrizales, Isaiah Montez, Conrad Garcia III and Joe Mendoza

Honorary pallbearers were his nieces and nephews.

Treviño Funeral Home
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September 15, 2011
Another classmate gone to heaven. If everyone was as nice as Eliseo, we would have peace and happiness. I know he is resting peacefully in heaven. My condolences to the family and everyone who loved him and who will miss his friendship.