Thelma Paulene Martin

Thelma Martin

Thelma Paulene Martin, 83, passed away on December 29, 2015 at her residence in Houston, Texas.

Born in Plain, Texas, she was the daughter of Franklin and Lottie Welch.

She was a member of Forest Oak Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in the yard, she was a loving mother. She worked at Temple Industries in 1950’s making ammunition boxes for the soldiers. She was a carhop at Princess Drive Inn in the 1960’s. She was loved by many people.

She is survived by children, Paula Sharon Cantrell from Texas, Carson Wayne Neuman from Texas; granddaughter Tina Neuman and her husband Eddie Karr from Loveland, Colorado; Great Grandchildren, Adrienne Karr (17) and Caroline Karr (10) from Loveland, Colorado. She was predeceased by her husband, Billy F Martin; Parents, Frank and Lottie Welch; Brothers, William Welch, James Welch, Marcellus Welch; Sisters, Charlene Welch and Frankie Welch.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Noon at Freeman Cemetery in Lufkin, Texas.

In lieu of flowers may be made to the Lung Association.