Opal  Martinez

Opal Martinez

Mrs. Opal Pugh Martinez, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Wesley and Eunice Fuller Pugh; brother, James Richard Pugh; step- mother, Lola Vann Pugh; and sister-in-law, Dorothy "Dot" Pugh. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Helen and Doug Williams, Buford, GA; son, Tony Martinez, Smyrna, GA; grandchildren, Connie Dennis, Gainesville, GA and Douglas Ray Williams, Jr., Gainesville, GA; four great grandchildren, Matthew and Christopher Dennis and Madison and Mackenzie Williams; brothers, Douglas Pugh, Commerce, GA, Paul "Bud" Pugh, Suwanee, GA and Jimmy Pugh, Lawrenceville, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Martinez was born June 26, 1924 and was a native of Buford, GA. She was a graduate of Buford High School, Class of 1941. She retired after twenty-four years of service as a keypunch operator from John Deere. She was a member and one of the founding members of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Deacon Bill Speed officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.