August 2, 1934 – October 8, 2013 Mrs. Frances J. Martin, 79, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the Seven Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonham, Texas. She was born August 2, 1934 in Bells, Texas to parents Russell Atnip and Lucille Sanford and married Johnny Martin on February 26, 1950 in Sherman, Texas. She attended Bells schools, was a member of the Living Word Church of God in Bonham and was a retired Nurses Aid. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother & friend.
Frances is survived by her husband, Johnny Martin of Bonham; two daughters, Darlene Baker & husband James of Bonham, and Charlene Hayes & husband Richie of The Colony; sister, Elwanda Pruitt of San Diego; nine grandchildren and a multitude of great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parent; daughter, Vivian Rolls and a brother Glenndon Atnip
Chapel Services are set for 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Mullican-Little Chapel in Bells/Savoy with Reverend John Chism and Reverend Willie Rhodes officiating. Visitation with friends is set for one hour prior to the service at 10 A.M. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright after the chapel service.