Sunday, September 16, 2012

Virginia (Weeks) Martin 1909-1986

Virginia Martin was born in Dixon on June 7, 1909 the daughter of L.R. and Lucy Jane Morrow Weeks and passed away in the Cox Medical Center in Springfield on February 28, 1986.  She had attained the age of 76 years.

She was united in marriage to Charley Martin on August 17, 1940.

Virginia is survived by two sisters, Lavern Weeks and Alpha Weeks of Springfield, 4 step sons, Raymond Martin of Arizona, Russell Martin and Hershel martin of Dixon and Keith Martin of Camdenton, 2 nieces, Jessie Lam and Mary Weeks, and several step-grandchildren with other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 2 brothers Jesse and Earl Weeks.

She enjoyed her flowers and sewing and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held in the Long Funeral Home in Dixon on Monday, March 3, 1986 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Martin officiating.  Burial was in the Seaton Cemetery.  Organist was Kathy Brandt and serving as her pallbearers were Hershel, Russell, and Keith Martin, Paul Miller, Dorman Baker, and Vic Bauer.

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