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Martha Elizabeth George


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Martha Elizabeth Berry George

Corpus Christi, TX

Martha Elizabeth Berry George, a resident of Corpus Christi, Texas, since 1967 and a longtime member of St. John's United Methodist Church, died Dec. 12, 2018, after a long illness. She was 95.

Martha was born July 14, 1923, in Salado, Texas, the first-born of three daughters of Eva Clemond Stevens Berry and Cecil Zenas Berry.

Martha graduated from Salado High School in 1941 and attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi and Southwestern University in Georgetown. She married Marshall Eugene George of San Benito, Texas, and a World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran, in Corpus Christi in on April 20, 1946. Marshall passed away in 2002.

She suffered the worst moments of her life in 1959 giving still-birth to a daughter she named Cecilia after her father; and, in 2012, the death of her 58-year-old daughter, Susan Elizabeth Utley.

She is survived by a son, Ronald Eugene George (m. Mary Sherwood), and a daughter, Reba Nell George (m. Deb Nivens), both of Corpus Christi; a sister, Reba Nell Migues, of Decatur; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at St. John's United Methodist Church.
Published in Corpus-Christi Caller-Times on Jan. 11, 2019
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