July 3, 1972 ~ December 20, 2020

Born in: O,
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Christina “Christy” Michelle Craig Martinez, 48 of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at her home. Christy was born July 3, 1972 in Owensboro to the late Jerry Anthony and Sheila Yvonne Duncan Craig.

Christy worked hard keeping her home, making sure all who entered were blessed. She was also a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church, and later, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Christina enjoyed decorating, shopping and getting her nails and hair done. Always up for an adventure, she enjoyed traveling and her grandchildren were life’s greatest blessing.

She is survived by her husband, Martin Martinez; children, Jennifer Christine Ftacek, Trevor Anthony Pierce, Monica Alisia Gonzalez, Mauricio Ermilo Gonzalez, Jesenya April Martinez and Rosa Elia Martinez; grandchildren, Emma Gonzalez, Ulysses Gonzalez, and Iania Gonzalez; and sisters, Stephanie Hernandez and April Marcum.

Visitation will be 10:00 am to 11:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at St. Peter Cemetery.

Family and friends who wish to honor Christy at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Christina Martinez. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Christina Michelle Martinez and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. I love you so much mom. You mean the world to me and you always will. I’ll always be down here talking to you still. Thank you for all you have given and done for me mother. Your son is proud he became a great man like you wanted him to be.

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