There have been a few tough weeks for the Mahomes family following Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl win, with a few scandals involving other family members and with the quarterback’s grandmother, Debbie Bates Martin, passing away
Debbie Bates Martin died after a series of health problems on April 5, at the age of 72.
This has been tough for the whole family, but especially for the NFL star’s mother, Randi Mahomes.
This week she shared another message expressing her struggles with this bereavement.
“Missing my mom so much it hurts and trying not to cry again in front of my daughter is impossible,” she said on Twitter, where she received several supportive messages.
Debbie Bates Martin’ obituary
When she passed away, an obituary was published to detail all she had achieved in her life. It was as follows.
“Mrs Martin passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2023, in Troup,” it started.
“She was born August 19, 1950, in Overton to Raymond Bates and Jennie Jackson Bates.
“Debbie was a child of God. She attended school in West Rusk. She worked as the Troup Middle School Secretary and Whitehouse High School Registrar for 41 years. Also, she worked for the last 5 years at Rader Funeral Home. She was a member of Troup Women’s Civic Organization. She was her children and grand-children’s biggest cheerleader and supporter. Her family was her pride and joy.
“She is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Jennie Bates; four brothers, Hollis, Murt, Freddie, and Jimmy; two sisters, Johnnie Stallings, and Mollie Fuller.
“She is survived by her loving family including: her husband of 53 years, Randy Martin; children, Jill and Bobby Herrington, Lori and Clint Wilson, Joey and Tami Martin and Randi Mahomes; Sisters, Jennie Lynn Ballard, Dixie Duncan, Charlotte Martin, Patsy Anderson; brother-in-laws, Nubbin Fuller and Thomas Anderson; sister-in-law, Connie Bates; grandchildren- Hannah Evans, Grant Herington, Emma Herrington, Bradyn Jenkins, Demi Fults, Jagger Fults, Taylor Danley, Sam Martin, Savanna Martin, Houston Martin, Patrick Mahomes, Jackson Mahomes, Mia Randall; great-grandchildren- Vivian, Evolet, Sterling, Colton, Briggs, Bronze, and Natalie.”