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Loved ones of Houston mother killed by tree during devastating windstorm to hold plate sale

HOUSTON – There are no words to fully capture how disturbing the last week has been for the family of Christin Martínez.

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During the devastating wind storm that hit Houston last Thursday night, Martinez, 31, was tragically killed while attempting to move his vehicle when a tree crashed on top of him.

She was one of 8 Houstonians who died during the storm and left behind four children, ages 12, 10, 8 and 1. Relatives told KPRC 2 digital producer Ahmed Humble that they have been struggling to raise funds for the baby and her funeral. Expenses to bury Martínez.

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That’s why they’re holding a plate sale on Saturday, May 25 at Perfect Choice BBQ on Galveston Rd. from 12 – 4 p.m.

“Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our beloved Christin,” the plate sale flyer says. “She was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife and mother to her four children: Jack, Mason, Anakin and Myles.”

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