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Gay Charlotte Gartman

July 22, 1939 — October 19, 2022

Gay Charlotte Gartman

Gay Charlotte Gartman, age 83 of Gatesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, with her daughter by her side.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2022 at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Minister Deral McWhorter officiating.  Interment will follow at Coffey Cemetery.  The family will receive visitors from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 23rd at the funeral home.  For those unable to attend, Mrs. Gartman’s services will be livestreamed at the link below her obituary at

Gay Charlotte Painter Gartman was born on July 22, 1939 in Gatesville, to the late Jack and Geneva Truss Painter.  She grew up in the White Hall community and attended school in Turnersville and Gatesville.  She graduated from Turnersville High School in 1957. She married M.D. Gartman on October 6, 1960 in the White Hall community.  She worked at Farmland Industries in McGregor, until her retirement.  After her retirement, she spent her time traveling with her family and attending knife shows with her husband.  As a dedicated mother and grandmother, she attended every school and extracurricular activity.  Her husband preceded her in death on November 26, 1996.  She was a lifetime member of the Church of Christ and member of the Cedar Ridge Church of Christ.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Dale Gartman on April 5, 2022.

Mrs. Gartman is survived by a daughter, Marion Young and husband, Doug; grandchildren, Josh Young and wife, Chelsea; Jacob Young; Lariat Gartman; Lane Gartman and fiancé, Benito; Kelsie Smalley and fiancé, Dylan; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Quinton, Hattie, Sophia, Joshua, Isabella and Ansel. She is also survived by her loving care providers, Shane and Robin Sutton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to the Coffey Cemetery Association, 2658 FM 215, Gatesville, TX 76528.

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