Anita Martinez Cavazos, age 73, met her eternal rest in Victoria, TX, on May 24, 2021. She was a wonderful mother, sister, aunt, and friend.
Anita’s beautiful green eyes could brighten any room she entered. She was a jokester, had many friends, and loved to laugh.
She was a graduate of Industrial High School. She began her career in journalism at the Jackson County Herald Tribune (formally Edna Herald). There she started as a typesetter and worked her way up to Family Scope Society Editor. She was a gifted writer and would spend approximately the next 40 years there before retiring in 2006. All the while she and her highschool sweetheart Steve Cavazos Jr. were busy raising five children of their own.
She is survived by her best friend, Steve Cavazos Jr. of Inez, daughter Mary-Felicia (Alan) of Victoria, daughter Stephanie (Duane) of Edna, son Steve III (Adrian) of Memphis, TN, daughter Candice of Austin, granddaughter Shelby (Bobby) of Victoria, and also her beloved great-grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by her parents Pablo G. Martinez and Concepcion Pulido Martinez, brother Richard Martinez, Steve Cavazos Sr., Dolores Cavazos Palacios, Lucy Cavazos, Chocho and Lucy Garibay, and her baby boy Christopher Steve.
Funeral services took place at Rosewood Funeral Home in Victoria, on May 29. Visitation began at 9 a.m., followed by a rosary, then the funeral. Reception followed in The Cottage at Bomb Diggity in Inez, TX.
Pallbearers were Alan Whitson, Duane Muncrief, Adrian Vargas, Bobby Rangel, James Mutchler, Gilbert Cuellar, Hector Martinez, Martin Martinez, and David Martinez.
Honorary pallbearers were Victoria Dialysis Peritoneal Department: Caitlyn Guajardo, Kim Tucker, Krishna Kirby, and Twin Pines B-Wing.