Martha Williams Harper
June 27, 1921
February 21, 2021
Martha Williams Harper, age 99, of Salado passed away peacefully Sunday, February 21, 2021.
She was born in Lorena, Texas on June 27, 1921, to Katherine and Robert Williams.
Her family later moved to McGregor, Texas where she met her future husband, Lloyd Harper.
She attended the University of Texas and was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
In 1939 she married Lloyd and moved to Houston where he was employed with Texaco. After a year, they were transferred to the main office of Texaco in New York City. In 1941, at the age of 19, Martha joined Lloyd in Maracaibo, Venezuela en-route to Caracas, Venezuela, where they lived for 18 years. While in Venezuela, they raised their two children, Barbara and Bob. Martha was active in the American Church and an avid bridge player.
The Harpers moved to Pelham, New York in 1960 and remained there for 18 years. In 1981 another transfer, this time to Dallas, which led to the discovery of the village of Salado.
In 1982, Martha and Lloyd made their final home in Salado.
Martha became active in the Salado Historical Society, the Ladies Auxiliary, and local bridge groups.
In lieu of flowers you may remember Martha with a donation to the Salado Presbyterian Church or to a charity of your choice.
Due to the Covid-19 virus there will be no funeral service.
Arrangements by Broecker Funeral Home Salado.