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Chris Linn Gartman

IOWA PARK – Chris Linn Gartman, age 56, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2011 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Funeral service were at 4:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Lakeview Church of God in Iowa Park, Texas, with Pastor Ted Gray officiating. Allen Davis will give the eulogy. Graveside service will be at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, September 1, 2011, in Oliver Springs Cemetery, Gorman, Texas, under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park.

Chris was born April 26, 1955 in Sterling City, Texas, to Louie Jack and Sherry (Atkinson) Gartman. He married Ouida Joyce Atchison on July 19, 1986 in DeLeon, Texas. He was a member of Lakeview Church of God, founder and member of Ragdoll Softball Association and was a member of the Oil and Gas Association. He owned and operated H-Two-O Chemical Inc.
Chris was preceded in death by his father, Louie Jack Gartman, grandparents, Truman Adolf and Alta Mae (Martin) Gartman, grandparents, Alvin E. Atkinson, Sr., and Lillie (Wilkins) Atkinson.

Survivors include wife, Ouida Joyce of Kamay, Texas; daughters, Valerie Gartman of Laredo, Texas, Christal Ortega and husband, Eric, of Greenwood, Texas, Tiffany Lytle and husband, Jonathan, of Benbrook, Texas, and Casey Gartman of Albany, Texas; his mother, Sherry (Atkinson) Robison of Reisel, Texas; brothers, Jerry Gartman of Electra, Texas, and Keith Gartman, of Waco, Texas; grandsons, Haiden Lane Little and Noah Logan Little, of Greenwood, Texas; granddaughter, Riley Linn Little of Greenwood, Texas; grandson, Sterling Wade Lytle of Benbrook, Texas; grandson, Jackson Joseph Ortega of Greenwood, Texas; grandson, Korbin James Gartman of Laredo, Texas; granddaughters, Natalie Scarlet Lytle and Quinley Reese Lytle, of Benbrook, Texas; and extended family members of the Ragdoll Softball Team.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 2304 Midwestern Parkway, Suite 206, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308, or to American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 2106 Midwestern Parkway, Suite 206, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308.

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