Nov. 11, 1930-Jan. 29, 2022

A service to honor the life of Mr. Houston Marvin “H.M.” Booker will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Beulah Methodist Cemetery in Marthaville. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.
H.M., 92, and a resident of Marthaville, passed away Jan. 29, 2022.  He was born Nov. 11, 1930, to Tom Houston Booker and Ethel Brittain Booker in Converse. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Versie Rea Sanders Booker; and a daughter, Brenda Baxter. 
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1950. 
He is survived by his son, Marvin Booker and wife Brenda Sue of Frankfort, Ohio; a brother, Leroy Booker and wife Jeanette of Mansfield; grandchildren, Lawana Layfield and husband Randy of Hemphill, Texas, Durrell Booker and wife Amanda of Atlanta, Texas, Shelly Cope and husband Richard of Orange, Texas, and Kacie Booker of Marthaville.  He was blessed with 20 great-grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren, two nephews and a niece.