Chalker

Martha Perry “Marna” Cobb Chalker

Martha Perry “Marna” Cobb Chalker, 86 of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully on July 13, 2017. Born in Franklin, N.C., raised in Highlands, N.C. she was the daughter of the late Wilton H. and Martha Henrietta Perry Cobb. Marna was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Albert L. “Chuck” Chalker II, they were married in the First Presbyterian Church of Highlands in 1951. Survived by her four children: Wilton Chalker, Perry Rieck, Albert Chalker and Margaret Sullivan, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She attended Fassifern School for Girls and Wesleyan College. Although a transplanted Texan, Marna’s heart never left the mountains of North Carolina. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to: Spring Branch Presbyterian Church, 1215 Campbell Rd Houston, Texas 77055.

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