Maria "Marie" Trinidad Martinez Middlekauff died peacefully Monday June 1, 2020 at the age of 75.

Marie was born in San Luis Soyatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, but spent the majority of her life (45 years) in her beloved Carrabelle.

Marie worked as a certified nursing Assistant for 22 years, retiring at the age of 72. She was a dedicated and compassionate CNA.

Marie is survived by her daughter Sara Bullock Geiger, son-n-law Bill, granddaughter Isabella, grandson Alexander, sister Carmen Zuniga, "son" Enrique Bautista, goddaughter Carmelita Padilla and the many friends and family whom she blessed with her generous and loving presence.

Marie adored her daughter and her daughter adored her. "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother" – Abraham Lincoln

Family and friends were invited to attend a Celebration of Life memorial service on Sunday, June 7 at Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home, Tallahassee. Visitation was from 2 to 3 p.m., followed by a memorial service beginning at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Big Bend Hospice, which made it possible for her to be cared for at home with dignity and peace.