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Guy Maurice Martin
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1919
Death: Jul. 21, 1997

PORTALES, N.M. - Guy M. Martin, 77, died Monday, July 21, 1997, in Lubbock, Texas. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Portales Cemetery with Scott P. Reeves officiating. Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales Inc. Mr. Martin was born in the Upton community, where he lived during his early years. He lived in Taiban in 1939 and graduated from high school there. In 1940, he entered the Navy and served until 1949. He attained the rank of chief machinists mate. After his discharge he returned to Taiban, where he and his brother were partners in a ranching and farming operation. In 1954, they moved to Floyd, where he farmed and ran a dairy for many years. Mr. Martin was active for a number of years in the Floyd Lions Club. He served as president of the PTA and helped with 4-H when his boys were in school. He attended Melrose Baptist Church. He married Ida Pearl Hobbs in 1944 at Fayetteville, Ark. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Homer Wayne Martin of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Charles Ray Martin of Portales; a sister, Ina Marie Bryant of El Paso, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Name: Walter H Morton [Martin]
Home in 1920: Pearson, Roosevelt, New Mexico
Age: 38 Estimated Birth Year: ABT 1882
Birthplace: Texas Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Hattie C Morton
Father's Birth Place: Missouri Mother's Birth Place: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Race: White Sex: Male Home owned: Own Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Walter H Morton 38
Hattie C Morton 30
Geneva I Morton 14
Milton M Morton 12
Henry L Morton 8
Carl W Morton 6 [6 1/12]
Ina M Morton 4 [4 8/12]
Franklin B Morton 2 [2 2/12]
Guy M Morton 0 [11/12] ***

(Additional information courtesy of Nena Smothers) 
Family links: 
  Walter Henry Martin (1881 - 1941)
  Hattie Cora Martin (1890 - 1957)
  Ida Pearl Martin (1925 - ____)*
  Cora Martin*
  Milton Monroe Martin (1907 - 1986)*
  Benjamin Franklin Martin (1917 - 1923)*
  Guy Maurice Martin (1919 - 1997)
  Dicy Mae Martin (1924 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Portales Cemetery
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13926032
Guy Maurice Martin
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Guy Maurice Martin
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Guy Maurice Martin
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 Added: Apr. 12, 2006

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