Ruth Barnhart Martin
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Ruth Barnhart Martin
  • February 25, 1934 - December 13, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Ruth Barnhart Martin, age 83, of Houston, TX passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017. Ruth was born February 25, 1934 in Idalou, Texas. She is survived by: Jill Martin Nixon and husband, Gordon Nixon, Edward Earl Martin, Jr. and wife, Brenda Martin, Jan Martin Boyle and husband, Joe Boyle, and Brett Gordon Martin and wife, Margaret Martin. Grandchilden: Casi Nixon Corbin and husband, Jeff Corbin, Clinton Nixon and wife, Valerie Nixon, Caitlin Nixon, Brandon Martin and wife, Rebecca, Luke Boyle, Julia Boyle, Grant Martin and Hannah Martin. Great grandchildren, Harper Nixon, Peyton Nixon, Kate Martin and Makenzie Martin.

She was first and foremost a faithful Christian and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We love you and miss you!

A funeral service for Ruth will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Memorial Church of Christ, 900 Echo Lane, Houston, Texas 77024. A committal service will occur Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:15 PM at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079. A burial will occur at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her name to the Houston Aphasia Recovery Center, 5005 Woodway Drive, Suite 110, Houston, TX 77056.


Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialoaksfunerals.com for the Martin family.