Annie Louise Martin of Garrison, Texas was born May 14, 1919 in Bland Lake Community in San Augustine, County, Texas to John Henry Bland and Meta Lillian (Jones) Bland. She entered into rest on April 3, 2017 in Garrison, Texas having reached the age of 97 years 10 months and 20 days.
Her service will be 10:00 am Friday, April 7, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, Garrison, Texas, Bro. John McGuire will officiate, burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas.
Louise was a member of First Baptist Church and the Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society she had been very active in the preparation of the Timpson Area History Book. Louise was the Lions club citizen of the year, member of the John Hancock Daughters of Confederacy, Garrison FFA Alumni, Eastern Star, and Lions Club.
Her survivors are son, Marvin Martin and wife Ladea of Garrison, Texas granddaughters; Tamra O’Reilly and husband Chris of Austin, Texas, Julia Konderla & husband Jeremy of Garrison, Texas and Ashley Harris & husband Matt of Garrison, Texas. Great Grandchildren, Keegan, Cade, Kai O’Reilly, Aiden, Maci, Jaxon Konderla and Caleb Harris, nephew Bill Bland and wife Marjorie of Dallas, Texas and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents, John Henry and Meta Lillian Bland, husband Thomas Ernest (Tom) Martin, son; Thomas E. Martin Jr. and brother Clarence Bland.
She and Tom was married for 73 years when he passed away.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Baptist Church Flower Fund, P.O. Box 99, Garrison, Texas 75946.
Family is being served by Garrison Funeral Home, Garrison, Texas