HERNANDO

Martha B. Gatlin, 69, passed away at her home on June 12, 2018. She was retired from DeSoto County where she served for 26 years as an extension home economist. Martha was preceded in death by her husband Lamar Gatlin. She is survived by her children, Larry Gatlin (Stefanie) and Grace Brown (Nic) both of Hernando; sisters, Betty Garrett of Six Mile, S.C. and Judy Bethel of Claremore, Okla.; brothers, Paul Burks Jr. of Blytheville, Ark. and Dan Burks of Mountain Home, Ark. and grandchildren, Georgia Gatlin, Mayson Gatlin, Ryan Cox, Brylee Brown and Ridge Brown. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 5 until 8 p.m. and service will be at 10 a.m. Friday both at Hernando Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Old Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Myrtle.