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Clarence E. Martin

September 27, 1924 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 97)

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Clarence Martin, age 97, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home with Bill Whitaker officiating.  Interment will be at Farmers Academy Cemetery.

Clarence was born to Willie Green and Edna Corrine (Gibbs) Martin on September 27, 1924 in Mt. Vernon, Texas.  He married Evelyn Jeraldine Owens.

He served in the United States Army and was S/Sgt Squad leader, Rifle Squad in 188th Parachute Infantry, 11th Airborne Division. He served in the South Pacific and Philippine Islands for 35 months during WWII. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Presidential Citation among many other ribbons and battle stars.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Martin; parents, Willie and Edna Martin; daughter, Ann Blackwell; brothers, Ellis Martin and Harold Martin and sister, Betty Creek.

Survivors include his son, James E. Martin, son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Karen Martin. Grandchildren, Carey Martin and fiancé, April, Andrea Martin, Cynthia Delfatti, Matthew Martin and wife, Valerie, Michael Martin, Sarah Martin Field and husband, Donovan, and Joshua Martin. 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. One Sister, Dorothy Crabtree.

Services entrusted to Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.

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 Service Program


February 2, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home
409 N. Kaufman
Mt. Vernon, TX 75457

Funeral Service
February 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home
409 N. Kaufman
Mt. Vernon, TX 75457

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