Mrs. Louise Martin went home to the Lord on her birthday, Friday, March 2, 2018.
Mrs. Martin was born March 2, 1925, to William and Zellena Holloway in McCormick, S.C.
She married Robert Martin Sr. on Feb. 24, 1946. They moved from South Carolina to Sharon, where they reared 10 children.
Mrs. Martin was a faithful member of Valley Baptist Church, Farrell, where she served in various ministries, The Senior Usher Board, The Vocal Choir, The Senior Missionary Circle, The Kitchen Ministry and The Pastor's Aid.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Geraldine (Sloan) Jones of Mineral Ridge, Ohio, Ms. Gail Martin (Richard) of Neshannock, Ms. Linda Martin (Roderick) of Nashville, Tenn., and Selena Bell (Ravenna) of Lithonia, Ga.; six sons, Robert Martin,Jr (Marvalene) of Conyers, Ga., Michael Martin (Cheryl) of Conyers, Ga., John Martin (Tina) of Chesterfield, Va., Ronald Martin of Lithonia, Ga., Steve Martin of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Robert Earl Martin of Farrell; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Vivian; and 11 siblings.
The family wishes to thank the staff at St. John XIII Nursing Facility and Sharon Regional Hospice for the care they provided.
Louise, 93, of Sharon.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. Friday (3-9-18) at Valley Baptist Church.
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Friday (3-9-18) at the church, with the Rev. T. James Harrison, pastor and eulogist.
Burial: Morefield Cemetery
Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.
Published on March 6, 2018