Bonnie Martin, age 80, of Groesbeck, and formerly of Buffalo, passed away on March 26, 2017 in Groesbeck following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held at 2 P.M., Wednesday, at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Rev. Donald Whisenhunt officiated the service. Interment followed in the Dew Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Brad Freeman, Clay Freeman, Doug Freeman, Michael Kinder, Mark Martin & Dale Martin. Honorary pallbearers were Sonny Lathrop, James Michael Kinder, Stanley Robinson, Gary Turner, Gene Woodell, Linda Nehl & Gloria Morrison.
Bonnie Louise Martin was born on July 12, 1936 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Lloyd Leroy & Mary Ann (Weiss) Harsin. She owned and operated her own beauty shop and later worked together with Connie Lathrop in a beauty shop until her retirement. Bonnie had a green thumb and could grow anything. She enjoyed doing all sorts of craft projects and had a fondness for a cold Dr. Pepper served on ice. Bonnie held a compassion and empathy for the less fortunate and did what she could to help others in need. She was an active member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Buffalo and had lived in Buffalo for most of her life.
Bonnie was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, James Vann Martin; infant twin daughter; five siblings and a great-grandchild. Her surviving family members include daughters, Cleo Freeman (Doug) of Buffalo and Jamie Kinder (Michael) of Willow Springs, N.C.; sister, Tina Jensen of Henderson, NV; five grandchildren and one great-grandson with one great-granddaughter on the-way.
Walters Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo was in charge of all arrangements. Please log onto www.buffalofuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.