Martha Andrien Farquharson
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Martha Andrien Farquharson
  • November 16, 1932 - August 17, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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.Martha Andrien Moore Farquharson born November 16, 1932, Amarillo, TX to Andrew Robert and Thyra Blount Moore. The only child of Andy and Thyra she is preceded in death by her parents and husband Robert John (Bob) Farquharson. Andrien graduated from Hugo, OK, High School in 1950 and later attended the University of Oklahoma. An early mission trip to Mexico in the mid 1960's changed her life and inspired more than 50 years of service to St Pius and the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. Andrien helped found the SPX Spiritual Life Center in the mid 1980's. The center helped all parishioners grow in their Catholic faith. In 2013 Andrien was recognized with the Bishops Award for Service honoring her volunteer service for St. Pius. The 57 years of marriage gave Andrien and Bob 6 kids and spouses Shaun & Andrew Vidales, Sharon & Dan White, Erin and Jim Michalak, Robbie & Martha Farquharson, Pat & Stacy Farquharson, Tom & Becki Farquharson. Welcomed to heaven by granddaughter Micaela. Andrien leaves grandchildren Blake, & Jordan Hunt, Jack White, Drew & wife Jennifer Michalak, Sam & Will Michalak, Allye Farquharson Attaway & husband Matt, Robert Farquharson, Natalie Webb, Ryan & Reagan Farquharson and great grandson Bennett Attaway to cherish all the memories and lessons of life and love. Rosary 7:00pm Tuesday August 22nd in the chapel of Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass 11:00 am Wednesday August 23, 2017 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3030 Gus Thomasson Road, Dallas, Texas. Memorial gifts to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Micaela's Army Foundation, SPX Spiritual Life Center.