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Obituaries

June 26, 2013

Lena Martin

April 26, 1918 - June 25, 2013

WASHINGTON — Lena Nova Martin, 95, of Washington, died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. Born April 26, 1918, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of James Morton and Flora Lenora (Horrall) Stafford. She attended Pleasant Hill School and Washington High School. She worked for 13 years during harvest season at both Doty Orchards and Colbert Seed Corn. In addition, she also worked several years for her oldest son, Lee Martin, at Martin Studios as a negative sorter and in customer relations. Her hobbies were crafts, gardening, birding, reading, cultivating flowers, mushroom hunting and fishing. She was a member of Veale Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by four sons, Lee (Penelope) Martin of Washington, Cecil (Connie) Martin of Sepico, Billy Joe (Brenda) Martin and Thomas Ralph (Karen) Martin, both of Columbus; a daughter-in-law, Judy Martin of Washington; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 31 great-great-grandchildren. Her husband, James Nelson Martin, whom she married May 26, 1934, died Nov. 24, 1995. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Arthur Irwin, Charles Nelson and John Wayne Martin. The last of 14 children, she is also preceded in death by brothers and sisters Alva Stafford, Harley Stafford, Ralph Stafford, John Stafford, Sadie Allison, Esta Riker, Lucille Evans, Glen Miller, Marie Stafford, Eva Alford, Edna Sharum, Donald Stafford and Dorothy Stafford. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel, with Rev. Tim Baxter officiating. Burial will be in New Veale Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to Veale Creek Baptist Church or American Cancer Society. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com

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