OBITUARY: Jesse Martinez, 79, of Burnet was a carpenter

A service for Jesse Perez Martinez, 79, of Burnet is 3 p.m. Feb. 13 at Hill Country Fellowship Church with Pastor Rodney McGee officiating.

Jesse was born Sept. 14, 1933, in New Braunfels to Samuel and Cuca Perez Martinez and died Feb. 10, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was carpenter by trade and worked for Hoover Builders for many years.

He married the love of his life, Ernestina Luevano, on May 27, 1952, in Big Spring.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Tina Martinez; sons, Johnny Martinez and family, Jesse Martinez and family, Robert Martinez and family and Jimmy Martinez and family; daughters, Rosie Ornellas and family, Bea Tumlinson and family and Margie Carr and family; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Daniel Martinez.

Pallbearers are Jesse Martinez, Johnny Martinez, Robert Martinez, Jimmy Martinez, Joshua Carr and Christopher Carr.

Interment will be at Post Mountain.

Arrangements by Edgar Funeral Home, 109 N. Main in Burnet, (512) 756-4444. Friends may express condolences at