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Mary Ruth Martin, age 61, of the Delta Community, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Wayne County Hospital.
Mary was born on May 23, 1956, in Amherst, Ohio, daughter of Dallas and Vena Kidd Martin. She worked for Oakwood of Somerset for over twenty years. Mary loved to cook, try new recipes and share them with family. She loved teaching her family to sew and make crafts; enjoyed talking on the phone to family and friends and watching her cooking shows. Mary loved working with flowers and gardening. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Bybee, of Monticello; her brothers, Bobby Martin (Lana), of Parkers Lake, and David Martin, of Monticello; her sisters, Brenda Martin Merritt (Ron), of Parkers Lake, and Cathy Martin Foster (Ernie), of Monticello; her granddaughter, Kyra Bybee; nieces and nephews, Kristy Wolfe, Chelsie Martin, Jesse Merritt, Jordan Martin, Jessica Merritt and Amanda Schiffer; great-nieces and great-nephews, Brantley Bell, Jesse Dallas Merritt, Logan Wolfe, Carson Wolfe, Vivian Rose Wolfe, Gracelynn Merritt.
Preceding Mary in death are her parents; her brother, James Allen Martin; her nieces, Misty Dawn Martin and Vena Louise Merritt; and her great-niece, Ava Rose Wolfe.
Visitation will be Friday, November 17, 2017, after 5:00 p.m., at Somerset Undertaking Company Chapel.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., at Zion Baptist Church, with Bro. Denzil Jones and Pastor Eric Criswell officiating. There will be a visitation from 12 noon, at the church, until time for services. Interment will be in Loveall Cemetery.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at www.somersetundertaking.com
Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 14, 2017
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