STEPHENVILLE — Bert Crim Martin, 78, a beloved husband and precious daddy and Paw Paw, has gone to the Father in Heaven. He died Monday, August 17, 2009, in Stephenville

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 20, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow at West End Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

B. C. was born March 26, 1931 in Crowell to the late C. C. and Ida E. Scroggins Martin. He married Doris Janette Tidwell on November 17, 1951 in Denton.  He was a member of the Baptist Church, and had lived in Stephenville since 1992.  He was a retired roadmaster.

He is survived by his wife Doris Janette Tidwell Martin; son Tyra Wayne Martin; three daughters, Karen Janette Allen, Ida Christine Doggett, and Cyndi Ann Godwin and families as well as many loved grand, great-grand, and great-great-grand ones, siblings and friends. 

The family wishes expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimers Assn. or American Cancer Society.

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Published Aug. 18, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune