Martha Brey

Martha Brey
August 7, 1940 - March 10, 2017


Funeral services for Martha Brey, 76, Van, are scheduled for 10:30 AM, Monday, March 13 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Ed Wisehart officiating. Burial will be in Union Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, Sunday night at the funeral home.
Mrs. Brey passed away on March 10, 2017 in Van.
Martha Rose Brey was born August 7, 1940 in Riley, TX to the late Calvin Vestus McFarlin and Dixie Juanita Handlin McFarlin. In her early years, she worked in the accounting department of the Mesquite Bank and later as an administrator for nursing homes. The family lived in Saudi Arabia for 13 years where, Martha worked as the secretary of drilling for the engineering department. She loved Christmas time and was well known for her wonderful candy and cookies. She loved her children and grandchildren and they were her main concern. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Tim Brey.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Brey of Van; three sons, Jim Brey and wife, Lori of Longview, Robert Brey and wife, Tammie of Lindale and Ron Brey and wife, Kriss of Van; two daughters, Paula Gray of Arp and Mindy Noonan and husband, Todd of Dallas; three brothers, Emmett McFarlin and wife, Pat of Van, Leslie McFarlin and wife, Laverne of Terrell and Mike McFarlin and wife, Nancy of Grand Saline; one sister, Barbara Tunnell of Rowlett; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.