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 Henry Gebhard Martin

Henry Gebhard Martin

Grandview, Johnson County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Jan 1952 (aged 41)
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Burial Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Plot Lot 15, Blk P Garden of Devotion
Memorial ID 131655405 · View Source
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Henry "Gebhard" Martin died at age 41, on January 28, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Texas, where he was a long-time resident. His funeral was held at First Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, Texas, with Dr. James H. Landes, Pastor, officiating.

Gebhard was born to Margaret Josey "Maggie" Moore Martin and Henry Smith "Doc" Martin, on May 31, 1910, in Grandview, Texas, and spent his early youth in the area. He was an Industrial Arts major at North Texas University, Denton, Texas, where he attained his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. He married Lois Estelle Baker, a Itasca, Texas native, on August 26, 1933.

Mr. Martin began his career as a secondary school teacher, principal and superintendant in one-room schools around Texas, including Grandview, Cleburne, Itasca, Pleasant Hill, and Sweetwater. He was a civilian instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, at the time of his death.

Serving as Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, and Cub Scout Master of Troop 16 at First Baptist Church, Mr. Martin was also a Master Mason in the Kemp Masonic Lodge and a member of the Eastern Star, Faith Chapter, all in Wichita Falls.

At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife, Lois Estelle Baker Martin; one daughter, Jois Elizabeth Martin (Ross); and one son, Kenneth Gebhard Martin. He was also survived by his mother, Margaret Josey Moore Martin. His father, Henry Smith "Doc" Martin pre-deceased him.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 131655405
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Gebhard Martin (31 May 1910–28 Jan 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131655405, citing Crestview Memorial Park, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Charles Forshaw (contributor 47327064) .