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In Remembrance
Myra Lide Martin
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Myra Lide Martin

Myra Lide Martin, age 87 of Galveston passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, February  10, 2007 at her residence. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Friday, February 16, 2007 at Trinity Episcopal Church with Father Ron Pouge, officiating.

Myra was born September 16, 1919 in Matagorda, Texas during a category 3 hurricane to Berti Temple Lide and Ruby Holt Lide. She moved to Galveston at the age of 2. In 1942 she married James F. Martin, Jr. and after he returned from the Army Air Corp they made their home in Galveston where they reared 3 children, Myra, Carol and Allen. She enjoyed her volunteer work with many civic groups but especially enjoyed teaching Bible and Christian education classes to adults and children at Trinity Episcopal Church. She was the Superintendent of the Sunday School when more than 400 ´┐Żbaby boomer´┐Ż children were in attendance every Sunday.

After her children were in college she worked as a manager for 2 medical practices and finally as the director of the Galveston County Medical Society.

Preceded in death by her parents, husband of 58 years, Jimmie Martin, brother, Temple H. Lide and sister, Ann Ayers McCurdy, her survivors include, daughters, Myra Dubach of Luzern, Switzerland, Carol Drum and husband Jerry Peck of Iowa City, Iowa, son, W. Allen Martin and wife Debra of Tyler, Texas; sister, Vivian Paysse of Bayou Vista; grandchildren, Erica and Marc Dubach, Joshua and Alexander Drum, Zachary and Michelle Martin; great grandchildren, Kathryn and Julianne Drum, and Holden James Dubach; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.




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