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Martha Ann Manasco, 71, of Timpson, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Timpson, Texas. Born July 10, 1947, in Paxton Community, Shelby County, Texas to the late Andrew Ollis Sholar and Ethel Lee (Lewis) Munn. Memorial service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Stanley Church of Christ, Stanley, Louisiana.

Martha was raised in Joaquin, Texas. She attended Joaquin High School and completed her GED. She met and married the love of her life, Roy Hershal, and the two spent over 45 years together before his passing. Her favorite past times are those spent serving the lord and spending time with her family. She enjoyed drinking coffee each day and watching Fox News. Martha spent time reading and enjoyed playing cards. She was a member of Stanley Church of Christ and loved her church and Lord dearly.

Martha is survived by her children, Patricia Manasco, Cynthia Short and husband James Henry Short Jr., Roy Hershal Manasco Jr.; brothers, Andrew Ollis Sholar Jr. and wife Jenny, John Edward Sholar, Richard Wayne Sholar and wife Scottie; sister, Laura Lynn Rushing and husband Bill; sister-in-law, Mae Sholar; grandchildren, Mable Lee-Ann Cook, Maria Delsocorro Palacios, Zachary James Short; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Hershal Manasco; parents, Ollis Sholar and Ethel Lee Munn; brother, Robert Sholar.

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Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr, Timpson, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.

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