May Ann Martin, 96, daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Ellen Elizabeth Dooley, was born May 11, 1904, at Maples. She died Feb. 19, 2001, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston. She married Homer Martin Jan. 3, 1922, at Licking. The Martins were members of the Licking Methodist Church and later the United Methodist Church in Houston, where she attended while able. Mrs. Martin helped run the family businesses. She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters, Pearl Murray, Ethel Hudson and Hazel Topping; one son, Lynn; and two granddaughters. Surviving are two sons, Dale Martin of Houston and Leon Martin of Sequin, Texas; five grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. Services were Feb. 24 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Moger officiating. Burial was in the Pine Lawn Cemetery.”

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