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Weda Nell Martin
Funeral service for Weda Nell Martin, age 93 of Guthrie, Oklahoma, formerly of Verden, Oklahoma, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017 in the Verden First Baptist Church. Rev. Ed Whitley will officiate.
Nell was born the daughter of J.W. Pruitt and Lela Womack on August 29, 1923 in Danville, Arkansas. She died on August 22, 2017 in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Nell married Luther Martin in Yell County, Arkansas, on September 7, 1940. They moved to Mountain View, Oklahoma in 1948. In 1963, they moved to Verden. While in Mountain View, she worked as a cook. After moving to Verden, she worked for Vivians Cafe for twenty years.
She was preceded in death by her parents J.W. and Lela Pruitt; husband Luther Martin; son Luther Wayne Martin; brother Otis Pruitt; sisters Mattie Zigler and Louise Turnage.
Survivors include daughter Glenda Roark and husband J. D. of Coyle; son Bill Martin and wife Kay of Mountain View; son John Martin and wife Brenda of Chickasha; daughter Judy Allen and husband Gary of Perkins; son Ron Martin and wife Michelle of Duncan; brother Hayden Pruitt of Oklahoma City; sister Jane Jones of Oregon; brother Harold Pruitt and wife June of Oregon; sister Mae Frost of Texas; seventeen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; fourteen great great grandchildren.
Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain View, Oklahoma. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home, Chickasha.
Published on August 23, 2017
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