Sharlene Herron Martin

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Sharlene Herron Martin passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Fellowship and remembrance will be from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 73 years on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at South Plains Church of Christ. A tribute of Sharlene’s life may be found at, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.
Sharlene was born on January 22, 1944 to Robert “R. G.” and Dorothy Herron in Brownfield, Texas. On June 8, 1962, Sharlene married the love of her life, James, in Wellman, Texas. They were married for 55 years. Sharlene and James spent most of their married life farming in Terry and Gaines Counties. She spent a number of years working for the Wellman Independent School District. Sharlene loved gardening and she grew the most beautiful rose bushes and flowers in every yard where she lived. She truly had a green thumb for any kind of plant. Sharlene was soft spoken, kind, gracious and a fabulous cook. Sharlene’s greatest treasure on this earth was her family. She was a strong Christian and great influence on all of those around her, and she had a tender way with children.
Survivors include her husband, James Martin; son, Glen Martin and wife, Gwynn; son, David Martin and wife, Susan; grandchildren, Aaron Martin and wife, Lisa; Shelbi Hannsz and husband, Ryan; Megan Daglaris and husband, Patrick; Kirk, Jacob, Stephanie and Hannah Martin; Gracen and Lilyan Key; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, John Herron; Grady Herron and wife, Cliffa; and Peggy Anderson and husband, Leon; stepsiblings, Leland Hulse and Laurene Lowe.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert “R. G.” and Dorothy Mae Herron, her stepmother, Colleen Hulse Herron and a stepbrother, Carroll Hulse.
The family would like to express its heartfelt appreciation to Kindred Hospice and specifically, Leslie Arledge, R.N., and Dr. Kelly Klein.


14 thoughts on “Sharlene Herron Martin”

  1. So sorry to hear about Sharleen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you cousin James. Sharleen was a wonderful person and she will be missed.

  2. Steve, Betty, and Zoe Bell

    We were so sorry to hear of Charlene’s passing. She was such a gracious lady and a blessing to those who knew her. May God comfort all of you in this time of grief.

  3. Sorry to hear of Charlene’s passing. I have wonderful memories of her and her family. Always a great example of friendliness, kindness, and compassion. My prayers are with you James, and your family at this time. Love and prayers, Harold Rhoades

  4. So very sorry to hear of Charlene’s passing! She was such a beautiful and loving lady! Always do kind and genuinely concerned about everyone! She had a heart of gold and touched so many lives in such a positive and memorable way! She will be missed by so many who loved her! My thoughts and prayers are with James and the entire family. Praying that their minds and hearts will be flooded with beautiful memories of her life! God bless!

  5. Rhonda Sullivan Hazelton

    There are so many fond memories of Sharlene. She was loved by so many and let her light shine to others through her life. James, Glen, David and family, we love you all and are praying for you during this time of loss. God Bless.

  6. I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Sharleen was a gracious lady and I enjoyed the years we were neighbors. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. II am sorry to hear about Sharlene, its been many years since I saw her,but do remember the great times at the State Park in Buffalo Gap. My prayers to all of you.

  8. Sharlene was like a second mom to me while growing up. My deepest sympathy to the Martin and Herron families.

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with all the Martins’ and their extended family at this time. Sharlene was a beautiful woman inside and out. I enjoyed the many memories I have of her and James while growing up. May God bless you all.

  10. We are so sorry for your loss. Sharlene was one of the sweetest & kindest people we’ve ever met. Such a blessing to have known her. Our prayers are with you.
    Roger & Cynthia Neitsch

  11. Carla McCollum Brantley

    Dearest Martin Family!!! Your Sharlene was one of the most gracious women that I have been blessed to know. James and Sharlene have the finest young men I had the pleasure and privilege to teach. She is truly in the arms of her Lord and we shall all meet again! James, Glen and David, please know you are lifted in prayer and much loved by Miss MAC!!

  12. Don & Elaine Ballard

    Sorry to receive the sad news. I remember Sharlene from childhood. She put up such a brave fight. I know she is in God,s kingdom now. Praying for the family.

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