Linda “Smiley” Martinez was a beloved sister, daughter, mother and grandmother. She was enchanting and loving, just as she was real and down to earth. Linda was a beautiful open spirit with a great sense of humor.
Although the Martinez family is musically gifted, Linda was the undisputed best dancer. She departed very excited, happy and filled with much anticipation of her daughter Amore’s wedding . Linda was looking forward to uniting with her children Victor, Vince, Crystalyn and Ernie as they embraced her new son Kutlay Guvener and his family.
We pray that her soul be taken to the sweetest corner of our minds, the most tender place in our hearts so that we both can find comfort. She remains within us bound by a cord that cannot be cut. May we be able to surrender the day, may only the love remain. May we continue to grow in light, may we be better tomorrow.
We have had numerous messages from people asking how they can help, therefore this page was started as a way to keep everyone informed of the memorial service being arranged, as well as a place for messages and donations to be left. Amore will be handling all of her mothers arragements. If you would like to donate just click the donate button and donate whatever you can. Any love offering is greatly appreciated and will be utilized to help with final arrangements. The Martinez family was not prepared for her untimely departure. She will be greatly missed.
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