Virginia R. Martin

March 1, 1923 - August 30, 2017
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Virginia Rose Martin went on to be with the Lord on August 30, 2017. She was born on March 1, 1923, in Rexford, Kansas, to Barmon Bilbro (BB) and Miriam Rose (Frey) McBroom. She moved to Kiowa County in 1932. She married Floyd Francis Martin (Abe) on June 17, 1941, in Hollis, Oklahoma. During World War II, Virginia worked at Monarch Dry Cleaners in Colorado Springs, Colorado, while her husband went to War. And worked for Lamb's cleaners for 20 years here in Hobart. She altered and repaired clothing for many people in Hobart and the surrounding areas. Virginia loved to sew, iron, garden, crochet, and knit, plus pick lots of pecans, shell them, and then sell them to friends and neighbors. She was the leader of TOPS Club #282 for 15 years, Secretary Treasurer for AARP, a member of the Unity Home Demonstration Club for 15 years, and taught Sunday School for 63 years at the First Baptist Church in Hobart, OK. She never met a stranger, as she would strike up a conversation with anyone. She really loved people, and doing things for them. She is not gone, she has just gone on ahead. Mom always said, "You do the best with what you got and what will be, will be." And we know she is now rejoicing with her Lord and Savior.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Floyd Martin, three half brothers, and one half sister.

She is survived by:
Son, Robert Floyd Martin of Wills Point, Texas,
Daughter, Janet Corrine (Martin) Smith of Kanab, Utah,
5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren.

Chapel Service: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 2, 2017
Ray and Martha's Funeral Home
Hobart, Oklahoma
Interment: Hobart Rose Cemetery
Hobart, Oklahoma
Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Visitation
Date: September 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Karen Williams
Hobart, OK
Jan and Robert,
The Ball family is so sorry to hear of Virginia's passing. She was such a lovely lady. Forty four years ago Virginia made a very special dress for me, my wedding dress. It was a beautiful, white satin dress that I still have. We will cherish our memories of her.
Michelle Lowrance Lee
Oklahoma City, OK
Virginia was such a sweet lady. I was in tops with her several years. She was a great leader. She was a great Christian example. She will be missed by many.
Larry & Mary Lou Perkey
Hobart, OK
Our sincerest sympathy to your family.  Virginia was a sweet friend to both of us.
Shelia Pound
Hobart, OK
Virginia will always hold a special place in my heart it was an honor to have known her
Linda McCannon
Hobart, OK
She was such a sweet person always caring about someone else . Another Angel added . She will be missed cherish the memories.
Flavious and Lorene Richardson
Hobart, OK
Virginia was a wonderful sweet lady.  We are so sorry.
The Bargers
Hobart. Ok., OK
A great lady, Gaylon and Judy Barger
Marcia (Hardwick) Miller
Daphne, AL
Virginia was a wonderful lady.  Always with a smile and kind, gentle words, she was a true example of a Christian woman.  She and Floyd were like grandparents to me.
Marcia (Hardwick) Miller
Daphne, AL
Virginia was a wonderful lady.  Always with a smile and kind, gentle words, she was a true example of a Christian woman.  She and Floyd were like grandparents to me.
Marie lundy
Cordell, OK
So sorry for the loss of your loved one .Please be comforted by the promises @ Isaiah 25:8 He will do away with death forever and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah Will wipe away the tears from all faces.
Lesa (Parr) Cannon
Yukon, OK
I am so sorry for your loss. Virginia was a lifelong friend of my Mom, Mary (Campbell) Parr. She will be so missed in her community. I loved her passion for Christ and her love of life. She loved her family very much and I loved hearing her stories of Floyd and her kids. Love, Bill & Lesa Cannon
Galeen Chain
Hobart, OK
What a truly special lady Virginia has always been! She was very well loved in this community and was a great "helper" to many. She always had a beautiful smile on her face! Prayers for you all.
Marilyn Winfrey Thrift
Fernandina Beach, FL
Jan and Robert........I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.  My sincerest sympathies and prayers are with you as you take this journey!
Cheryl (Roddy) Wall
Hobart, OK
I remember Virginia well.  She use to alter my moms pants when she worked at the cleaners.  My mom was 5'2 and could never find pants that were her length.  Virginia use to give me treats when I would go with mom to the cleaners.  She was a wonderful lady and always had a smile on her face and would always say "just remember to always smile and know that God loves you".  She will be greatly missed.  Your family is in my prayers!
The family of Eva Brooks
Garland, TX
VIrginia was one of the sweetest women ever placed on this earth. She was our mother's "BFF" before the world knew that expression.  They are rejoicing together again.
Geanea Watson
Hobart, OK
Such a lovely precious lady and dear, sweet friend. Always a smile for us all. The family is in my prayers????????
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