Mrs. Martha Louise Bone
- November 14, 1931 - August 8, 2012
- Paris, Texas
of Martha's Passing
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“So sorry to hear about Martha's passing. She was my classmate in school at Roxton and I thought a lot of her. She and I would talk for hours about...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Billie Knudsen Foster - Paris, TX
“Rachel so sorry to hear about your mom. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanie Foster - Midlothian, TX
“So sorry to read of Mrs. Bone's passing. She was such a nice lady. I remember her from Weight Watchers and also from the office supply store they...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Hearn Taubert - Wolfe City, TX
“Bill...I will be praying for you and the family in the days ahead.
4 of 14 | Posted by: Alan Boys - Paris, TX
“Martha was a special friend to our family over the years and a very gracious lady. Her caring of others will be remembered and please know you are...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Mrs. Don R. (Martha Mackey) Smith - TX
“Bill, Martha Jo, Claire & Rachel: While our hearts are heavy with the loss of your sweet Martha, we are reminded of the wonderful 50 years we had...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kay McCarley Oliver - Indialantic, FL
“Dear Clare and all your family: I did not know your dear mother, but I knew you years ago and you were always so kind to my daughter and I. We are so...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Joann Brown - Honey Grove , TX
“Martha was one of the nicest ladies i have ever known. Her mom was my 6th grade teacher and her brother, John, was one of my best friends in school....Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Lands Tyson - Roxton, TX
“Martha was such a loving and generous lady. Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.
Karen & Kelly Snow
9 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Snow - Dallas, TX - Friend
“Bill, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your fsmily. I always looked forward to seeing Martha at all of the Roxton gatherings. Take care of...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Ralpd D.Smirh Jr - Allen, TX
“Claire and I have been dear friends since kindergarten, and I have such fond memories of her mother, Martha. She was always so kind, so considerate,...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Zara Westbrook - The Colony, TX
“I THINK OF MARTHA FROM OUR HIGH SCHOOL DAYS AND HOW NICE AND SWEET SHE WAS MY HEART HURTS WITH HER FAMILY
12 of 14 | Posted by: PEGGY CROFFORD MATHIS - TX
“Please accept our condolence for Martha's passing. May she rest in peace.
13 of 14 | Posted by: Antonett & Danney Williamson - TX
“The staff of Bright-Holland Funeral Home would like to extend sincere condolences to Mrs. Bone's family.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Bright-Holland Funeral Home
Martha Louise Landers Bone, 80, of Paris, passed away Wednesday, August 08, 2012, at Paris Regional Medical Center.
Services are scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Cannon & Lonny Parson officiating. Burial will follow in Restland Cemetery at Roxton. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Bone, the daughter of E. G. Landers, Sr. & Carrie Louise Solie Landers, was born Nov. 14, 1931, in Charlotte, NC, but soon moved to Texas.
After graduating from East Texas State University she became a history teacher. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Paris, WMU Director for many years, active with the International Mission Board and longtime member of the Berean Bible Club. Martha was a lecturer with Weight Watchers in the East Texas area for many years. She was a breast cancer survivor and counselor for the American Cancer Society. She helped her husband in their business, Paris Typewriter Exchange and in later years she did private sitting in the Dallas area
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, E.G. Landers, Jr. and John Solie Landers.
Survivors include her husband, William Joseph Bone whom she married on Aug. 3, 1950, building sixty-two years of family and memories, three daughters, Martha Jo Bone of Paris, Claire Bone Anderson & husband Frank of Paris and Rachel Leigh Bone of Garland, grandchildren, Linsey Parson & husband Lonny of Rufe, OK, Adrian Coco Anderson of New York and Josef Cawley Anderson of Huntsville, great grandchildren, Jacob Glyn Parson & Joshua Lee Parson, two sisters-in-law, Betty Landers of Paris and Nancy Landers of Lawton, OK along with several nieces & nephews and a plethora of friends.
Special thanks to her care givers and her nurse of many years, Joy Parson.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the WMU or the International Mission Board, c/o First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 489, Paris, TX 75461.