COLEMAN Funeral services for Barbara Gay Martin, 76, of Coleman County, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Walker Funeral Chapel with Brother Cecil Bowery officiating. Burial will follow at Talpa Cemetery.

Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.

She passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007.

She was born on Dec. 14, 1930, in Talpa, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ray and Ima Ray Beaver Norris. On Jan. 1, 1949, she married Mr. Henry Irvin Martin in Coleman County. He preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church and was a homemaker and true momma, a church pianist, a redhatter and a volunteer at Holiday Hill.

Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca Ann Martin Bowerly and Patricia Lynn Martin Fuller, both of the Houston area; one son, Irvin Wayne Martin of Hobbs, N.M.; one aunt, Ruth Lagow of Lake Coleman; two sisters, Myrtle Christine Martin and La Juan Rose Joyce; a brother, Alfred Eugene Norris of Talpa; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.