Mary Martin

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Mary Martin

Funeral service for Mary Martin, 84, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Old Tarrant Cemetery with Scott Price, Shawn Amaya, Jimmy Thompson, Preston Thompson, Tony Martin and Joel Johnson serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held Friday at 6-8 p.m. at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home.

Mrs. Martin passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at her residence.

Mary Adline Martin was born June 12, 1935 in Bonham, Texas to Ernest Tillman and Mary Pauline Spillers Patterson. She married Lester Wylie Martin on Dec. 31, 1959 in Dallas and were married for 25 years until his death on Jan. 12, 1986. Mary was primarily a home health provider but worked at various jobs until she was 75 years old. Mary was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Springs. She was a charitable and giving person.

She is survived by her children, Wylie Martin and wife Shanna of Yantis, Dawn Price and husband Scott of Paris, Mary Christine Anders of Sulphur Springs, and Linda Napier of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Shawn, Steve, Rusty, Dustie, Tony, Angela, Cody and Gabriel; 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Brenda Johnson and Frances Harris; and brothers, Paul Patterson and Joe Patterson.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester; daughter, Elaine Martin; son, Pat Martin; and grandson, Steve Amaya.

Donations can be made to International Missions; contact Wylie Martin at 903-439-5574.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at