Maria Christina Boyden, 53, entered her eternal home on Monday, June 25, 2018. She passed from this life at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas. A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall, Texas.She was born on February 19, 1965 in Columbus, Ohio to Oscar Francisco and Aurelia (Vasquez) Martinez, she was the fifth of six children born to the family. She worked for many years as a dispatcher for both the Corpus Christi and the Rockwall Police Departments.
She is survived by her mother, Aurelia Martinez of Round Rock, daughter, Ashley Nicole Boyden of Sherman, granddaughter, Leia Faye Beeler, sister, Anna Maria Bracken and husband, Douglas of Corpus Christi, sister, Diana Wehunt and husband, Bob of Rockwall, brother, Mario Martinez and wife, Eddie Mae of Woodbridge, VA, sister, Magdalena Warnken and husband Pete of Round Rock, sister, Leticia Brodnax-Martinez of Rockwall, Nieces, Sarah Bracken, Rachel Bracken Enna Bracken, Tiffany Martinez, Diana Martinez, Mary Elise Warnken, and nephews, Michael Bracken, Maurice Burns, and William Hinojosa-Martinez.
Maria was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Martinez, and her former husband, James Christopher Boyden.