By Gary Collins
Pine Bluffs Post 

Her roots run deep in Pine Bluffs

 

Gary Collins/Pine Bluffs Post

Pine Bluffs resident Becky Martinez is a native of the town and her family has lived here for three generations.

One of the 3000 babies delivered by "Doc" Morris in the Pine Bluffs area was Becky Martinez, who came into the world at the home of her grandparents May 30, 1950.

Legally she is named Jennie Elizabeth Martinez, nee Redden. However, according to Martinez only the Farmers State Bank knows her as Jennie. Everybody else calls her Becky.

"My dad said, 'I don't care what you name her . . .I'm calling her Becky,' and I've been Becky all of my life," Martinez said.

When Martinez was six or seven-years-old, Jack Redden and family traveled around, said Martinez. Her father worked for a time as a dry...



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