Martha Garner

Obituary of Martha Dean Garner

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Martha Watson Garner was born on September 30, 1943 to Clinton and Naomi Watson of Marietta, Texas.


She attended Bethlehem School during her grade school years and later graduated from Carver High School in Omaha, Texas.


On December 27, 1967, Martha married the love of her life, R.C. Garner.  They made their home in Marietta, Texas and shared the joy of three children.


She retired from Red River Army Depot after 28 years to a life of leisure and relaxation.  She gave her life to God at an early age. Entering into the ministry as an Evangelist in the early 90’s, she never stopped telling of the goodness of God.

 She was a woman of few words, but the words that she spoke had a powerful impact on many lives. 


She is preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Garner; parents, Clinton and Naomi Watson; two sisters, Exie Pinson and Nellie Heard; two brothers, Howard Watson and Donald Watson.


Martha is  survived by her three children, Larry Watson of Antioch, CA; Demetrice Henderson of Atlanta TX and Chateau Roberson (Sean) of Atlanta, TX; three siblings, Dorotha Hall (Curtis) of Douglassville, TX, Katherine Hall of Marietta, TX and Ethel Veal of Omaha, TX; seven grand children, Jerome Watson, Jeremy Henderson, SheAmber Isom, Denzell Watson, Jade Mcgary, A’Jarian McGary, Charles Tillman; six great-grandchildren, Jerbandin Henderson, Janiyah Henderson, Jailah Watson, Ja’myah Tillman, Crew Watt, and Journey Henderson; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Martha’s closest and best friend, Faye Dell Carter; She and Faye shared a special bond that, over the years, grew into a lifetime of memories.



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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, December 2, 2022
Richardson Hill Funeral Home
1104 Oak Street
Texarkana, Texas, United States

Graveside Services of Remembrance

10:00 am
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Floyd Valley Cemetery
3371 CR 2349
Marietta, Texas, United States
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1943 - 2022

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