Inez Agnes Martinez, age 88, of Boling, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 in a Houston hospital following a brief illness. She was born on April 21, 1925 in Bay City, a daughter of the late Gorgonio and Herlinda Ortiz DeLeon.
Inez was reared in Newgulf and graduated from Boling High School. She obtained her nursing license and worked at Texas Gulf Sulphur Hospital in Newgulf for more than 23 years. She later worked in a Wharton nursing home. She married Adelaido S. Martinez on Aug. 24, 1947 in Newgulf. She enjoyed dances, cooking for friends and family, taking care of her family and the Houston Astros. A.S. and Inez were members of the Houston Astro Booster Club, often traveling with the team to out of town games and events. Inez was also a member of our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Wharton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by nine siblings.