Irma Delia (Martinez) Richey, age 51 of Quitman, Texas, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on January 29, 2020. Irma was born to Eduardo and Pauline (Pena) Martinez on April 3, 1968, in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from Lubbock Cooper High School and received her Bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech University.
Irma and Stephen Lee Richey were married June 12, 2004. She was a loving mother of three children, JD, Jordan and Alexus. She ministered as a youth leader at Myrtle Springs Baptist Church and was a family base case worker with CPS for the State of Texas.
She is preceded in death by her father, Eduardo Martinez.
Survivors include her Husband, Stephen Richey of Quitman; Son, Jon David Morales Jr. and wife, Laekan Kemp of Leander; Daughters, Jordan Danielle Morales of Lubbock and Alexus Renee Richey of Quitman; Mother, Pauline Martinez of Woodrow; Brothers, Benito Martinez of Woodrow, Edward P Martinez Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Maxwell and George Martinez and wife Nicole of Lewisville; Sisters, Leticia Avera and husband Jeff of Dothan Alabama, Lisa Sherman and husband Sammy of Lubbock, and Edwina Medrano and husband Noel of Lubbock. Survivors by marriage include Mother-in-Law, Charmel Richey, Brother-in-Law, Shaun Antony Richey and wife Shana of Quitman; Sister-in-Law, Sonja Richey of Quitman. She is also survived by several Nephews and Nieces, Israel Martinez, Anthony and Jennifer Fields, Nicole, Maranda, Christopher, and Briana Martinez, Desirae Medrano, Reagan, Alida, and Madeline Martinez, Ashley and Landon Richey.
Irma’s visitation will be held at Lowe Funeral Home on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 6 to 8 P.M. and her service will be held on February 1, 2020 at 10:00 at Myrtle Springs Baptist Church. Interment will be at Myrtle Springs Cemetery. Officiating ministers will include David Cook and George Martinez. Pallbearers will be Jeff Avera, Sammy Sherman, Noel Medrano, Shaun Richey, Landon Richey and Christopher Martinez.
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