Elliana Martinez, age 12
, from Chimayo passed away on early Saturday morning, December 4, 2021. Elliana was born on February 20, 2009. She is the daughter of Jacob Martinez (Kristy) and Nicole Chavez (Chris), granddaughter of Eleanor Martinez who raised Elliana as a daughter, grandfather, Joe Michael Martinez, maternal grandmother, Karen Vickery. She is sister to Jacob Jr., Rosalie, Gino, Angelica and Antonio and a close cousin like a sister to her, Janae Martinez. Elliana is also survived by her special auntie Jessica Martinez (Isaac), close cousins Janyce and Janiyah, uncles Levi and Adam Chavez.
Elliana is preceded in death by paternal great grandparents, Martha and Eliseo Martinez, Isabel and Joe Mike Martinez, maternal grandfather, David Chavez, great grandmother, Joyce Crites, special aunt Janice Martinez.
Elliana was known to her family and friends to be smart, ambitious and ready for anything. She had a great number of friends who will also miss her tremendously. Though her time with us was short, she touched many lives and was deeply loved by all who knew her.
A Devotional will take place on Friday, December 17th, 2021 at Victory Faith Church at 7:00 pm. A visitation will take place on Saturday. December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am at the DeVargas Funeral Home of Espanola with burial to follow at El Potero Cemetery in Chimayo.
Serving as pallbearer's are Vincent and Chris Valdez, Eric and Kenneth Romero, Pancho Miera and Louie Chacon.
The family of Elliana Martinez has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com