Ivelisse de la Funete

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Ivelisse de la Fuente, 6 month old princess of Lyric Martinez and Benjamin de la Fuente, gained her angel wings on Sunday June 26, 2016. She was born on December 29, 2015, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her Great- Great Grandparents, Otis and Arlene Merideth and her Great-Uncle, Brandon Merideth, of Rector.

Princess Ivie is survived by her loving parents, Lyric Martinez and Benjamin de la Fuente of Tampa, Fla.; maternal grandparents, Paulita (Jerry) Hernandez and Ramiro Martinez of South Bend, Ind.; paternal grandparents, Graciela and Jose Sanchez of Tampa, Fla.; maternal great- grandparents, Dennis and Carolyn Weber of Rector, Oralia Arriaga of Texas and Timoteo Arriaga of Mexico; her great-aunts and uncle, Michele and Ryan Wilson of Rector and Priscilla Newberry of Paragould; her uncles, Ramiro Martinez Jr of Rector, Santiago and Santino Hernandez of South Bend, Ind., R.J. Salas and Ramon Sanchez of Tampa, Fla. and Jose Salas of Kennett, Mo. and her aunts, Jeanette de la Fuente of Tampa, Fla. and Kiana Wolfenbarger of South Bend, Ind.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday July 1, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel, in Rector, with Bro. Kenny Burns officiating. Interment will follow at Mitchell Cemetery, in Greenway, with Irby Funeral Home of Rector in charge of arrangements.

Those who wish may send condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or by visiting the funeral home's Facebook page.