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November 12, 2013

Mae Martin

Ada —

     Services for Laura Mae Martin, 88, of Ada are at noon today at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Bud Jones will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. 

     Mrs. Martin died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at a local nursing home. She was born Feb. 14, 1925, in Kentucky. Her family moved to Ada when she was young to be close to her grandparents. 

     She married Leo Martin on April 18, 1942. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2006. 

     Mrs. Martin was employed with Brockway Glass Company in Ada from 1954 until retiring in 1987. She was also a babysitter, caregiver, cook and bowler. 

     She was a longtime member of Cottage Avenue Church of Christ.

     Survivors include her son, James Martin of Ada; daughter, Linda Davis and husband, Don, of Ada; her grandchildren, LaDonna Halverson, Ada, Laurie and Joel Truelove of Tahoka, Texas, and Gene and Kelli Davis of Norman; her great-grandchildren, Taylor and Hilary Davis, Amanda and Mike Garcia, Jessica Halverson, A'Leesha Truelove, Mariah Halverson, Brooke Davis, Kayla Halverson and Joshua Davis; a great-great-granddaughter, Zoe Garcia; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Betty Crawley Wofford; her husband of 64 years, Leo Martin; and her brother and sisters.

     Bearers will be Joel Truelove, Taylor Davis, Steve Elmore, Joshua Davis, Scot Ladd and Brandon Atkins. Honorary bearer will be Brandon Elmore.

     Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

     Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

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