Torbett-Hutchings-Smith Memorial Hospital

Our Volunteers

Gift Shoppe Spring Sale

● 1896; Dr. J.W. Torbett arrived in Marlin and built the Bethesda Sanatorium & Bath House
● 1908; the original Torbett Sanatorium was dedicated
● 1936; Dr. J.W. Torbett, E.P. Hutchings, and Howard O. Smith formed a private corporation in the name of Torbett     Clinic & Hospital.
● 1949; the Torbett Clinic on Coleman Street was built and was dedicated in 1951.
● 1961; groundbreaking of Torbett-Hutchings-Smith Memorial Hospital; January 14, 1963 facility opened.
● April 6, 1970; third floor addition to hospital was opened and occupied, bringing total bed capacity to 130.
● June 1972; the ancillary addition was completed, including dietary, laundry, laboratory and administrative.
●1977; clinic at 307 Live Oak Street was opened
●1978; the U. S. Dept. of Energy (Geothermal Division) and the Texas Energy Advisory Council completed a          project to heat the hospital using Marlin's hot mineral water.
●1990; the name was changed to Falls Community Hospital and Clinic, reflecting its service area of Falls County.

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Gift Shoppe spring sale

Torbett-Hutchings-Smith Memorial Hospital

Our History

quarterly employee birthday party
FCHC gift shop volunteers
Front of FCHC hospital with flag

The FCHC Auxiliary stays busy delivering flowers and newspapers to hospital patients, operating the Gift Shoppe, collecting magazines for placement in waiting areas, hosting quarterly birthday parties for employees and staff, awarding medical scholarships for continuing education, purchasing needed hospital equipment, participating in bake sales and other hospital activities. Are you interested in becoming part of this happy helpful group? If so, contact the Gift Shoppe at 254-803-3561, ext. 2140.

 To provide compassionate patient centered care with a hometown feel. 

Falls Community Hospital 

322 Coleman Street, Marlin, Texas  76661

​​​​​​​Falls Community Hospital & Clinic is a

501(c)3 not for profit corporation.

It is run by a volunteer Board of  Directors that includes:

    Ken Tomlinson, President 

    Danny Vickers, Vice President

    Roger Nutt, Secretary Treasurer

    Jan Stimmel Beltran, Director

    Justin Hay, Director

Administration & Departments

  • Interim Administrator, Jessica Ford
  • Chief Financial Officer, Lewis B. Robbins
  • Director of Nursing, Billie Simpson RN 
  • Business Services, Rebecca Brewer
  • Billing, Stephanie Clark
  • Clinic Operations, Kim Becker LVN
  • Dietitian, Meradith Stein RD
  • Information Technology, Brian Messman
  • Laboratory, Donna Ryan
  • Maintenance, Lester Simons
  • Materials Management, Kay Sehon
  • Patient Financial Counselor, Elaine Truett
  • Pharmacist, Hugo G. Berdeja RPh
  • Pharmacy, Mary Lyn Wade
  • Radiology, Julie Ehlers
  • Respiratory,  Desiree Wolf, RT

Quarterly Employee Birthday Party


The Gift Shoppe offers an exciting collection of unique gift items. Hours are Monday & Thursday, 10-2:00. 

Falls Community Hospital & Clinic 

307 Live Oak Street, Marlin, Texas  76661

​​​​​​​​​​​​Falls Community Hospital & Clinic

FCHC concrete sign, south entrance Clinic

Our Mission

FCHC Gift Shoppe