- August 1, 1923 - January 17, 2013
- Magnolia, Arkansas
of Marcelle's Passing
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“I was blessed to meet Mrs. Martin when I came to Taylor in 1968. She was the sweetest, kindest Christian lady that had a great influence on my life....Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sherree Orrick - Taylor, AR
“So sorry for the passing of Mrs. Martin. She was always so sweet. She was a very good and patient teacher. God Bless each of you.
2 of 9 | Posted by: Cleta Smothers Pressley - Paris, AR
“Mrs. Martin wil always be in my heart. She was my counselor at Taylor and teacher at 1st Baptist in Taylor, Had such an influence in my life....Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Martha Williamson Wise - OK
“Please accept my deepest sympathy for your lose. Mrs. Martin and I worked together at Taylor High School beginning in 1981. She and Mr. Martin were...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Campbell - Magnolia, AR
“So sorry for your loss, prayers for all the family. May God comfort you at this difficult time and always. Love, Sherwood said Carolyn
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sherwood and Carolyn Phillips - AR
“I always loved running into Mrs. Martin. I never had her for a class; I was too young, but she knew me.
6 of 9 | Posted by: Judi Cassidy - McNeil, AR
“I just want to add that I am saddened to not be able to attend the service, my current husband lost his mother on November 2, we will be in Chicago...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: K MARTIN - Dallas, TX
“Marcelle was my mother-in-law for 4 years. I was married to her son Richard, when he died. She was the kindest, most dedicated Christian I ever met...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: K MARTIN - Dallas, TX
“Dear Family, We were so saddened to hear of Mrs. Marcelle's death. We have very fond memories of her at First Baptist Church when we were there as...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Ed and Sue Phillips - Rosston, AR
Lewis Funeral Home
Marcelle Herring Martin, 89 of Magnolia, Arkansas died Thursday January 17, 2013 at the Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.
Marcelle was born on August 1, 1923 in Waterloo, Arkansas to the late Herbert and Coy (Atkins) Herring and was a teacher for the Taylor and McNeil Public Schools. Marcelle was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Tom Martin; son Richard Martin; brothers Lynn and George Herring; and sister Virginia Callicott.
Survivors are her granddaughter Marcie Townsen (Greg) of Lake Dallas, Texas; brother Macon Herring of Baldwin, Louisiana; sisters Myrth Clark of Stamps, Ruth Watkins of Waldo, Margarette Otwell of Houston, Texas, Drucilla Fairchild of North Little Rock; great granddaughter Lexi Townsen of Lake Dallas, Texas; great grandson Eli Townsen of Lake Dallas, Texas; and a number of nephew and nieces.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19th at the First Baptist Church in Waldo, Arkansas with Dr. Larry Silvey and Bro. David Watkins officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Olive Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Rickie Barnard, Larry Clark, Mark Callicott, Kenny Fairchild, Rodney Herring, Wayne Otwell and Eddie Otwell.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 385, Waldo, AR 71770.
420 N Jackson Magnolia, AR 71753
Tel. (870) 234-1010