MaeNon Martin

maenon martin
Funeral services for Sarah MaeNon Martin of Longview, formerly of Hughes Springs, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 20th at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs with the Rev. Larry Neeley officiating. Entombment will follow at Hughes Springs Cemetery. She will lie in state Friday until 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Martin died Thursday, Dec. 18th in a Longview nursing home. She was born October 6, 1920 in Gilmer to Henry and Johnnie Spann. She is a past member and vice president of Hughes Springs Garden Club. She was an avid gardener, loved to fish, and was a wonderful cook. She was a Baptist, a devoted wife and the best mother figure to many. She is survived by her husband of nearly 69 years, Garland Red" Martin, a son Eric L. Martin of Longview, TX ; a daughter Charlotte Sherry Carter of Baytown, TX; granddaughter Sarah Vasquez of Baytown, TX and a special nephew Tony Collier, and a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jason Cope, Ron Cope, James Allwhite, Jimmy Samples, Charles Hull and Leon Watkins. The family wants to express gratitude and special thanks to Highland Pines Nursing Home and Rehabilitation of Longview in their love and care they gave to her and to the family.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss, I will miss her very much too. I loved them and enjoyed my time with them. They were sure one of a kind and they will always have a special place in my heart.

  2. Eric:Tom and I are saddened to learn of MaeNon's death. Althought we did not know her, we know she was special because she helped mold you into the special person you are today. You are in our prayers. God bless you and everyone in your family.

  3. Hi Eric, This is Kristy's Grandmother. I just wanted to express my sympathy for your loss. Jim and I always enjoyed talking with your parents.

  4. Eric,We are saddened by your loss. We know that your Mother was quite a lovely & wonderful woman who will always be in your heart and in those who loved her.

  5. Eric, Sherry and Sarah,I know this is a great loss for all of you, but know that you will find comfort in all the fond memories you made together. I know you will miss her so much, but she is in a better place now and she is going to make one beautiful angel. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Love to you all,Theresa

  6. Dear Eric, I am sorry for your loss. I will always remeber MaeNon taking you and I to go swimming in the street the year the town flooded and the times her and Red took us fishing. May she rest in peace with the Lord.

  7. Eric, I am sorry to hear of MaeNon's passing and I want to express my symapthy and condolences to you. I know how much this lady meant to you and hope you can find peace and comfort knowing that her suffering has ended. Eric, though we lose our loved ones to our sight,,they live on in our hearts and in the memories that will always remain with us. I know this is the case with MaeNon and I hope this thought will help ease your sorrow.

  8. Eric, may you find peace in knowing that having a loving, caring son like you is the best gift a son can give his mom. You are the greatest! With love and admiration,Sharyn

  9. Im so sorry to hear the news of Mrs Martin. Sherry and I went to school together. I offer all the family my deepest sympathy for the loss of their loved one.May God Bless each and every one of you.

  10. Eric and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. MaeNon was a wonderful mother to you; she raised a loving, kind son. May you find some comfort knowing she is with her Lord and Savior. My prayers are with you!

  11. My thoughts and prayers are with you. She will always be there in your memories and her love will continue to be with you forever.

  12. Eric, I was sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I will always have the lovely memory of the day we all spent together. There was no doubt she loved you very much.Love, Steffie

  13. Sherry, I am very sorry for your loss of your mother. We don't ever see each other, but I remember all of our laughter we shared as two little girls in Hughes Springs. Please know that my mother and daddy express their sympathy, also. We have been friends for a lifetime.Carol

  14. Mr. & mrs. martin were some of our first neighbors when we moved to Hughes Springs in 1947. Sherry was a childhood friend I will never forget. God bless you.Larry Joe Skinner

  15. Eric, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. I pray that God's peace will comfort you, and the memories you have of your mom will remain in your heart forever. She is at peace now, and will watch over you always. I know she was proud of the man you became. With love and hugs, Angela

  16. Dear EricJames and I are so very sorry for your loss. We know how Special your Mother&Friend MaeNon was in your heart. Remember the memories and know you were a wonderful son and made her happy. The respect & pride you have showed to her & your Dad is a Mothers dream. So miss her, love her and treasure your memories and know that she is in heaven looking down on you and telling other angels "That's my Son" Our Love

  17. Bob and I are offering prayers for your peace of mind and heart as you deal with this profound loss. I never had the privilege of meeting your Mom, but she is held in high esteem for the job she did in raising you to be the man you are. You are so kind and caring, I know she was proud of you. I love you, Eric, Jason too, and will keep you close in thought and prayer.

  18. Sherry, I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words for times like this. We love you and you are in our thoughts and prayers.Elaine & Pauk

  19. Dear Eric, our prayers are with you and your family in your time of sorrow. She was a special lady. Sincerely,Susan and Carl

  20. Eric, We will keep you & your family in our prayers. MaeNon was special & will be remembered always. Love & God Bless, Susan

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