Jovita Cortez Martinez

Jovita Cortez Martinez, fondly known as Vicky, 68, of Rosenberg, Texas passed away on June 6, 2019. She was born on November 24, 1950 in Rosenberg, Texas to Gregorio V. Cortez and Emma Pinkerton Cortez. Vicky was a long-time member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Rosenberg. It was through her church membership that she was a CCE Teacher and a member of the Catholic Daughters. Her hobbies including painting shirts, reading, playing dominoes, dancing and listening to music. Vicky treasured the time she spent with her family – especially her grandchildren. This loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend will be missed.

In addition to her parents, Vicky is preceded in death by her siblings, Socorro Torres, and Juan, Guadalupe, George and Gilbert Cortez.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Paul Martinez; children, Monica Martinez, Paul Shannon Martinez and his wife, Bertha, and Emily Garcia; grandchildren, Michael Anthony Martinez, Alexandria Monique Martinez, Niner Barron, Star Martinez, Kaila Martinez, Gabriel Garcia, Daniel Garcia and Demarco Garcia. Vicky is also survived by her nephew/son, Jason Ramos and his wife, Holly & their family; siblings, Emma Mendoza and her husband, Augustin, Gloria Jasso and her husband, Pat; and Carlotta Cortez; along with extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until service time at 8:00 p.m., with a rosary at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg.

The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Rosenberg with Fr. Lee Flores officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.

Tributes and words of condolence may be left for the family at

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., Rosenberg, Texas 77471.

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