Fidel Martinez, age 97, of Sudan, Texas died Friday, October 16, 2020 in Littlefield, Texas. He was born October 27, 1922 in Brackettville, Texas to Jesus and Maria (Jaso) Martinez. He married Maria E. Davila in Sudan on November 25, 1978.
Fidel worked at the Central Compress in Sudan for many years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Muleshoe. He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Luisa Dominguez; and three brothers, Enrique Martinez, Sotero Martinez and Innocente Martinez.
Fidel is survived by his wife, Maria; his three daughters, Amy Jimenez and her husband, Omar of Slaton, Texas, Emily Basaldua and her husband, Christopher of Tulia, Texas and Anita Smith of Commerce, Georgia; his sister, Alicia Rodriguez of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.