McLennan County, Texas
Born: April 20, 1920 in Aquilla, Texas
Died: May 1, 1968 aged 48 years 0 months 11 days
Wife - Joyce
Daughter - Donna Leathers
Jimmy Don Kirkpatrick
Donald Ray Kirkpatrick
Teddy Charles Kirkpatrick
Services held on May 6, 1968 at 3 p.m.
Burial Mart Cemetary
MAY 9, 1968.
Funeral services were conducted here at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, in Littlepage Chapel for Mrs. Sarah Martin. Rev. W.H. Smith officiated and interment was at Lone Oak Cemetery.
Mrs. Martin, age 84, died Sunday at a local nursing home. She was the wife of the Late L. H. Martin who proceeded her in death in 1937. She was born on September 15, 1893 in Pattrick, Texas. She had been a resident of Mart area since 1926.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Tieman of Beaumont, and Mrs. Reba Wisdom of Newark, Calif.; two sons, D.R. Martin of Snyder and Howard Martin of Lake Jackson; and two sisters, Mrs. Stell Powell of Cleveland and Mrs. Alice Easter of Mart; and four grandchildren, Dickie Martin who is in the Armed Forces, Warren Martin of Austin, and Jeffrey Martin of Houston.
Pallbearers were Walter Honeycutt Jr., W.N. Sherrill, C.C. Jones, Les Bryan, Wesley Walker, and Vernon Stodghill.
MAY 16, 1968
Funeral services for Spec. 4 James Ray Fedro, 24, will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Littlepage Funeral Home at Mart. Rev. Melvin Spenn, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church of Mart, will officiate and interment will be in Mart Cemetery. Fedro died of gunshot wounds received while on a combat operation in South Vietnam. He was initially reported missing in action on May 5. He was the father of James Ray Fedro Jr. of 1829 Washington Avenue in Waco, and the son of Mrs. John H. Marek of Axtell. Fedro joined the service in December of 1966. He was a combat medic with the 82nd Airborne Division and had been in Vietnam about one month. He was a 1961 graduate of Axtell High School where he participated in football and baseball, among other activities. He attended Sam Houston State College, and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Other survivors include one brother, Charles Fedro of Axtell; and one half-brother, Gary, Marek of Axtell.