Martha Lois Eubanks


Martha Lois Eubanks, 76, of Gonzales passed away Monday, June 8, 2020. She was born June 6, 1944, in Lafayette, La., to Martha Lois Walther and James Blake Hamilton. Martha was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Association Unit 923 in San Marcos, Texas.

Martha grew up in San Antonio, where she met and married her first husband, Larry Barker. She spent 13 years with him and together they had four children, Martha, Rissa, Corky, and Jack. She lived her life thoroughly, and eventually moved back to San Antonio. She started working for Zero Motor Fright, where she met David Eubanks. David and Martha got married on June 4, 1981, and spent their time working and keeping each other company, until David’s passing in 2010.

Martha is survived by her daughters, Martha Lois Freed and husband Bruce of Fort Wayne, Ind., Rissa Lee Springs and husband Randal of Seguin; sons, Corky Blake Barker and wife Julie of Broken Arrow, Okla., Jack Anthony Barker and wife Angela of Lawton; sisters, Barbara Putnam of Tulsa, Okla., Sarah Beth Boston and husband Charles of Del Rio; 11 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Jack Baron, brothers, Ernest Farley Hamilton and James Patrick Hamilton, grandson, Jacob Riley Springs, and niece, Dawn Patrice Hamilton.

The family will receive friends Friday, June 12, 2020, in Seydler-Hill Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 13, in Seydler-Hill Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Rev. Robert Ramirez officiating. Interment will follow in the Hermann Sons Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the: American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Partners in Hope.

Due to current CDC and State mandates, protective measures regarding social distancing, limited attendance capacity, and use of personal protective masks will be required for the visitation, funeral service, and graveside burial rite. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, Gonzales.