Emilia Martinez Bracamontes, 82, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Emilia was born on April 24, 1938 in Cuenca, Spain, the daughter of Juan Martinez and Esperanza Serrano AuyjerMartinez.
Emilia was a very talented seamstress, who made and altered many pieces of clothing over many years. When she wasn’t altering clothes, she enjoyed spending time with her family as well as reading mystery books, drawing portraits, and watching television. She especially loved watching Little House on the Prairie.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by three daughters, Kim Breaux and husband Joseph “Joe” Jr. of Bayou Vista, Tammy Mayon and husband Donald “D.J.” Jr. of Bayou Vista, Rebecca “Becky” Solar and fiancée Toby Percle of Patterson; two step sons, Ronald “Ronny” Bracamontes and wife Mary of Houma and Chad Bracamontes of Bayou L’Ourse; ten grandchildren, Joseph “Joey” Breaux III and wife Alicia, Jordan Granger, Jean Granger, Dylon Mayon, Haley Mayon, Serenity Mayon, Kirsty Solar, Blade Ballard and fiancé Tiffany, Hallee Ballard and Toby PercleJr.; five great grandchildren, Tyler Breaux, Emily Breaux, Ethan Breaux, Rhett Granier III and Blaise Ballard; one brother, Manuel “Manu” Martinez of Valencia, Spain.
Emilia was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Esperanza Serrano Auyjer Martinez; her husband, Johnny Bracamontes; her grandmother, Elise Aujer; her stepbrother, Juan Martinez Briones.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Joseph “Joey” Breaux III, Jordan Granger, Jean Granger, Blade Ballard, Joseph “Joe” Breaux Jr., Donald “D.J.” Mayon Jr. and Toby Percle.
Private family services will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Twin City Funeral Home with Monsignor J. Douglas Courville officiating. Internment services will be held in the Morgan City Cemetery.