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       Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Thomas Martin, 64, of Elwood, were held at Bold Springs at 3 o’clock last Thursday afternoon, Rev. W. B. Wadsworth, pastor of the First Baptist Chuirch of Livingston, officiating.  Death occurred the previous day and was due to pneumonia, which followed an attack of influenza. 
       Mrs. Martin was born at Blacksville, South Carolina, August 22, 1871, and came to Texas when she was only four years old.  She lived at Montgomery until 1913, when she moved to Polk County.  Her marriage to J. R. Martin took place February 28, 1890 (Jan. 29, 1890. Marriage Records, Montgomery Co., TX).  She was a member of the Baptist Church. 
       Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband, J. R. Martin; three daughters, Mrs. John Turner of Port Arthur, Mrs. Weldon Watts and Mrs. Nolan Phillips, both of Livingston; three sons, Fred and Robert of Livingston and D. T. Martin of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. R. N. Hughes of Livingston, Mrs. J. M. Smith of Rayburn, and Mrs. Maggie Murphy of Houston; two brothers, D. A. Thomas of Livingston; and C. P. Thomas of Conroe. 

From The Polk County Enterprise.
Carrie Martin b. August 22, 1871; d. December 25, 1935; buried Bold Springs Cemetery.
Submitted By Mary Harper on June 12, 2000