Dortha  Martin


Funeral service for Dortha Lee Martin, 89, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Southern Oaks Church of Christ. Ron Blankinship will officiate.
Dortha Lee Martin was born the daughter of Sidney and Ethel Martin on December 30, 1929 in Sante Fe, OK. She passed from this life on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Integris Hospice House in Oklahoma City.
She was preceded in death by her parents Sidney and Ethel (Johnson) Martin; sisters Medalina, Inez Palmer, Mary Finnell and Nell Maggard; and brothers Richard, Aaron and J.T. She is survived by sisters Irene Moss of Tuttle, OK and Nettie Martin of Edmond; and a brother Al Martin of Hohenwald, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dortha received her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at OSU in Stillwater. She taught at public schools in Wyoming, Oregon and Washington, Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Southwestern State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma and retired from USAO in Chickasha. Dortha was an avid sportswoman who enjoyed birding, traveling, woodworking and raising racehorses.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oklahoma Kidney Foundation.
Interment will be in the Marlow Cemetery. Arrangements are with McRay Funeral Home.
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Published on July 8, 2019
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Jul 09, 2019
You were a good friend to my mom, going by to see her and bringing lunch. And you loved,loved, loved your horses. You will be missed.
Jul 08, 2019
You will sure be missed. Loved to play cards and talk horses with you. You have been a blessing to a lot of people. Love you, a very precious lady. Love gd