ALICE, Texas - Leticia Perez, 43, passed away September 1, 2007 in a local hospital following an extended illness. She was born in Alice, Texas, on July 24, 1964. She was preceded in death by her uncle, Polito Gonzalez Jr.; maternal grandfather, Manuel Olivares Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Maercelino and Angelita Martinez.
Survivors include her mother, Elia Olivarez of Alice, Texas; stepfather, Manuel Olivarez of Wimberly, Texas; father, Eloy C. (Ofelia) Martinez of Alice, Texas; three sons, Jose Luis Villarreal, Emede (Linda) Perez III and David (Lisa) Perez of Alice, Texas; a daughter, Jessica Marie Perez of Alice, Texas; six brothers, Lalo (Maria) Garcia and Manuel Olivarez III, both of New Braunfels, Texas, Miguel Manuel Olivarez, Eloy (Elvira) Martinez Jr. and Raul (Melissa) Martinez, all of Alice, Texas, and Joe (Candy) Martinez of Austin, Texas; six sisters, Norma (Jesse) Ruiz, Rebecca (Jason) Cadena, Lupita (Ruben) Garza, Eva (Luciano) Gaitan and Angie (Jose) Zamarripa, all of Alice, Texas, and Delfina Martinez of San Antonio, Texas; grandparents, Leopoldo “Polo” (Rita) Gonzalez and Porfiria Olivarez, both of Alice, Texas; an aunt, Sylvia (Ricky Ramirez) Bueno of Alice, Texas; two uncles, Raul (Noemi) Gonzalez of Alice, Texas, and Baldemar (Yolanda) Gonzalez of Kingsville, Texas; 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was at noon Thursday, September 6, 2007 with a prayer service that evening at 7 p.m. in the Roberson Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, September 7, 2007 at 3 p.m. in the Roberson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the New Collins Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice, Texas.