Billie Jo (Clark) Martin, 91, of Roxton, Texas passed from her earthly body to a pain free heavenly body on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Stillhouse Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Paris. She is now walking those streets of gold on strong healthy legs with her loved ones that met her as she entered heaven.
Graveside services are set for Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Hickory Grove Cemetery, Noble, Texas under the direction of Roden Pryor Funeral Home.
A time of visitation will be observed prior to and after the services.
Billie was born June 2, 1929 to Clarence Jennings Clark and Velma Lois Tugwell Clark. On December 25, 1948 she married Morris W. Martin. To this union were born three sons; Dave, Mark and Bruce. Morris preceded Billie in death on January 26, 2007.
Billie was a graduate of Roxton High School. She retired from Campbell Soup Company after 26 years of service. She then worked for Gene the Jewelers several years before retiring again. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Billie loved spending time with and cooking for family and friends. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, going to garage sales and just shopping in general. When she could no longer do these activities she loved a good competitive game of bingo.
Besides her parents and husband, Billie was preceded in death by son Dave Martin; sister Emogene Terrell; brother and sister-in-law B.F. and Virginia Clark; and brother C.J. Clark, Jr.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark (Paula) Martin of Paris and Bruce (Leslie) Martin of Blossom; granddaughter Jennifer (Justin) Bounds; grandsons Chris Martin, Jonathan Martin and Casey (Ashley) Martin; great-granddaughter Landry Bounds; great-grandsons Easton Martin, Cain Martin and Benjamin Bounds and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and very close friends.