The Herald Democrat
9 Nov 2009
DENISON - Graveside services for Delbert Martin, 86, of Denison will
be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, in Cedarlawn Memorial Park. Quinton
Gage will officiate, and arrangements are under the direction of Fisher
He died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, in Texoma Medical Center.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Martin of Denison; daughters, Linda
Crump and Diane Strickland, both of Denison; sisters, Ruby Crisp of Denison,
Opal Backest of Muskogee, Okla., and Shirley Brown of Durant, Okla.; brother,
David Hellbusch of California; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
DENISON - Delbert Martin, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at Texoma Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Mr. Martin was born Aug. 1, 1923 in Paris, Texas the son of Jim
and Lillian Martin. Delbert married the love of his life, Frances Cornelison
on January 22, 1945 in Durant, Okla. He served his country proudly in the
Army and was awarded a Purple Heart during World War II. Delbert was a
paint and body specialist and a member of the DAV. Delbert was a loving
husband, father, pa pa, pa and brother. He will be greatly missed by his
family and friends.
Mr. Martin is survived by his loving family: wife of 64 years, Frances
Martin of Denison; daughters, Linda Crump and husband Woody and Diane Strickland
and husband Joe all of Denison; grandchildren, Mark Crump, Michael Crump,
Lisa Strickland and Jeff Johnson; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby
Crisp of Denison, Opal Backest of Muskogee, Okla. and Shirley Brown of
Durant, Okla. and one brother, David Hellbusch of California. Delbert was
preceded in death by his parents, son, Danny Martin and brothers, Albert,
Calvin, Roy, Hubert and Ed Hellbusch.
Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 1 p.m. Monday,
Nov. 9, 2009 at Cedarlawn Memorial Park with Minister Quinton Gage officiating.
There is no set time for visitation. The funeral home will be open 1 -5
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 for viewing.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com
Arrangements are under the directions of Fisher Funeral Home, located
at 604 W. Main in Denison.