Southside Block 2
Harvey R. & Gertrude L. Martin
Van Alstyne Public Library
January 29, 2004
Gertrude L. Martin
Van Alstyne - Gertrude L. Martin, 85, of Van Alstyne passed away Sunday,
Jan. 18, 2004, at Meadowbrook Care Center. Services were at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Flesher Funeral Home in Van Alstyne.
Joe Harker and John C. Martin officiated, with burial following
at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. Martin was born Nov. 27, 1918, in Van Alstyne, daughter of
Johnnie Clyde Christian and Versie Vera Lay. She married Harvey Martin
on March 11, 1943 in Van Alstyne. He preceded her in death on June
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Van Alstyne.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Surviving are two sons, John C. Martin and his wife, Carolyn of
Lewisville, Texas and Robert Martin and his wife, Patti of Sherman; six
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, J.C. Christian
and his wife, Beverly of Bonham, Texas and Ralph Christian and his wife,
Edna of Whitewright, Texas.
Flesher Funeral Home of Van Alstyne had charge of arrangements.