Delia Martinez-Burnett of La Vernia, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Floresville at the age of 53 years, 3 months, and 19 days. She was born on Dec. 4, 1957, in Lubbock.
She was preceded in death by her father, Mike H. Martinez; her brother, Mike S. Martinez Jr.; and her niece, Katryna Courvier.
Delia is survived by her husband, James Robert Burnett of La Vernia; her mother, Amelia Saldana Martinez; her daughter, Danan and husband Manuel DeLeon Jr; her stepchildren, Cynthia Ann Cummins and Daniel Ray Burnett; her sisters, Rosanne Urena and husband Chevy, and Linda Ortiz and husband Juan; her brothers, Jose Pilar Martinez and wife Ofelia, Armando Martinez and wife Adrianna, David Martinez and wife Cindy, and Xavier Martinez and wife Norma; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A visitation was held on Friday, March 25, at 5 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville.
A Mass was celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville.
Interment followed in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Floresville.
Pallbearers were Paul Anthony Ortiz, Jesse Courvier, Xavier Martinez Jr., Michael Martinez III, Jose Martinez Jr., and Jason Ferrar.