Martha Gates

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Martha Ann Brimberry Gates of Conroe, Texas passed away on April 26, 2014, with her devoted spouse by her side. Martha was born on March 12, 1944 to Julius and Stella Brimberry in Harris County and lived most of her life in Conroe, Texas. She loved to fish, was an outstanding cook, and loved to spend time with her friends and family.

Those left to cherish her memory include devoted spouse Donnie Ray Martinez and the extended Martinez Family; five children: Van Parker and wife Mickie of Magnolia, TX, Phyllis Parker of Virginia, Alan Parker and wife Karina of Cameron, TX, Billye Gates and husband Kris Betcher of Willis, TX and Brandi Carrico and husband Ryan, of Manvel, TX; four grandchildren Nikki Kelly, Christian Betcher, Kodey Betcher, and Samuel Parker; great-grandchild John Louis Kelly, and numerous nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind devoted friends, Jeri, C.K., and Janice.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers: James Brimberry, John Brimberry and Bobby Brimberry; her sisters: Eloise Rollins and Betty Jensen; and her grandson Jeremy W. Atkins.

Martha was loved by many and her memory will always be cherished. She would not want tears and sadness, but would prefer a celebration instead, and the family will have a private celebration of her life.


Published on yourconroenews.com from May 8 to May 21, 2014