GALVESTON - Hattie S. Crandle, 84, was called to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 4, 2007, at 5:30 PM with her beloved daughter by her side.
Hattie was born February 1, 1923, to the late Eddie and Sylvia Payton Crandle in Jeanerette, LA. She came to Galveston at an early age, where she attended public school and was a graduate of Central High School in 1941. She worked at the Original Mexican Cafe and later with GISD, where she was promoted to Cafeteria Manager and received many awards and certificates. She worked for GISD for over 33 years before retiring. Hattie was very good cook and will be forever remembered for her gumbo, homemade pies, chili, enchiladas and hot tamales.
Hattie leaves to cherish memories of her life with her daughter, Rapheal White; sons, Rev. Ralph Martin, Dennis Martin and Clarence Austin (Margie); loving and caring grandchildren, Keenan White (Virrobin), Andrea Henry (Kenneth), Sharon Henderson (Frank), Paul Martin (Sandra), Wilma Franklin, Albert Martin, Tina Walker (Darrell), Devin Martin and Dennis Martin, Jr.; special great grandkids, Lincy Little and Seanade Carter; fourteen great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren; God son, Eddie Williams; daughter in law, Azalia Nunn; devoted friends, Effie Bluitt, Rosa Allen and Annie Mae Martin; host of other relatives and friends.
Viewing will begin at 4PM on Friday, February 9th followed by a wake from 7-8PM at E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary. A service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2007, at Carters Temple CME Church (39th & I) with Rev. Charles Webster, officiating and Rev. Ralph Martin, eulogist. She will be laid to rest in Lakeview Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank A-Med Hospice and Texas Home Health for their guidance and support during Mrs. Crandle's illness, also thanks to Dr. Kunchar and staff of Family Medicine.