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Ruth Lucille Martin

April 15, 1930 December 31, 2018
Ruth Lucille Martin
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Obituary for Ruth Lucille Martin

Ruth Lucille Martin age 88 (formerly of Fredericktown, Missouri) passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Courtyard Gardens in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She was born on April 15, 1930 in Arcadia, Missouri to Arthur and Edith (Mayes) Hale. She was the youngest of fourteen children which all have preceded her in death along with one daughter, Brenda Joyce (Hale) Holloman. Ruth married Benjamin H. Martin Jr. and to that union six children were born.

Four sons – Jack (Diane) Martin of Farmington,Missouri, Terry (Penny) Martin of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Bob Martin of Marble Hill, Missouri and Steve (Brenda) Martin of New Braunfels, Texas; two daughters – Diane (Mike) DeWerff of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Crystal (Rick) Broniste also of Cape Girardeau; nineteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Ruth retired in 1998 fromworking at the Northwest Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. She loved to bake and loved reading her Bible.

A celebration of her life will be from 11:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m., on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown with Pastor Bob Thebeau officiating. Interment will follow at the Union Light Cemetery in Patton, Missouri.

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