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Barbara Ann Jennings Tilley Martin passed away peacefully at her home on Oct. 4, 2016 in Weatherford, at the age of 80.
She was born on March 16, 1936, in Baytown to Ethyl and Louis Jennings. Barbara attended school in Weatherford. She married Don Wilson Martin, her high school sweetheart. Barbara began working as a stylist and was a hairdresser for more than 60 years. Her children remember her as a caring mother. She was an active member at Northside Baptist Church. Barbara loved singing in the choir, traveling, reading, cooking, and loved her bling.
Survivors include her daughters, Karen Tilley Sharp, Cynthia Tilley Tyre, and Gaylene Tilley; grandchildren, Kristi Little, Chance Tyre, Charley Tyre, Chad Tyre and his wife, Ashley, and Michelle Phillips; great-grandchildren, Star Little, Ivy Little, Kiley Tyre, Jordan Tyre, Bryson Tyre, Brennan Tyre, and Baylee Tyre; and one great-great-grandchild, Alijah Casillas; great friend, Houston Green; step-children, Mary Dawn Martin, Don Andrew Martin and his wife, Shelby, Jennifer Martin Robinson and her husband, Will; step-grandchildren Brick Martin, Bree Martin, Brock Martin, Brae Martin, Adrienne Martin, Brianna Martin, Rebecca Robinson, and Michael Robinson.
She is preceded in death by Ethyl Boykin and Louis Jennings; her sons, Kevin Ray Tilley, and Bryan L. Tilley; and her husband, Don Wilson Martin.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Northside Baptist Church.
Pastor Van Houser will officiate the ceremony.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Barbara's life.
Published on October 7, 2016
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