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6934 South Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Phone: 405-634-1439
Fax: 405-634-3753
William

William Jay "Bill" Martin, Sr.

Sunday, May 31st, 1925 - Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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William Jay Martin, Sr., fondly known as Bill to his family and friends, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the age of 93. The son of Altha Lee (Harris) and Bryant William Martin, Bill was born on May 31, 1925 in Bokoshe, Oklahoma. After graduating from Spiro High School, he joined the United States Navy and honorably served his country during World War II. He later rejoined under the United States Air Force and served his country once more during the Korean Conflict. Bill married his one true love, Eva Christine Flanagan on August 14, 1952 and together shared nearly 60 years of marriage and raising their family until her passing on January 2, 2012. Bill enjoyed the fellowship of the Murrah Masonic Lodge in Spiro, Oklahoma where he was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a true man’s man, who loved construction and working with his hands. Bill loved being surrounded by family whether it was in the city or spending time at the lake house in Eufaula. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his:
Parents;
Wife, Eva Christine Martin;
Sisters: Naomi Foote and Evelyn Stonesypher.

He leaves behind his:
Son, William Jay “Billy” Martin, Jr.;
Daughter, LaHana Martin Edge;
Brother, Cleon Martin;
Sister, Glenda Wiley;
Grandson, Jackson Jay Edge and his wife, Anni;
Granddaughter, Terah Mashon Buckner & husband Tommy;
Granddaughter, Faith Martin;
Granddaughter, Grayson Martin;
Great Grandson, Griffin Edge;
Numerous other loving family and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    South Lakes Stateroom
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
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    Family Will recieve friends from 3-5 PM
  • Full Traditional Service

    Monday, February 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 11th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes Chapel
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
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    Officiant
    Dr. Brett Selby
  • Interment

    Monday, February 11th, 2019 |
    When
    Monday, February 11th, 2019
    Location
    Heritage Burial Park
    Address
    4000 S.W. 119th
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73137
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Affiliations

  • 32nd Degree Mason

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Cris

Posted at 04:09pm
Offering my deepest condolences at this time. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear loved one is resting now...merely sleeping and that soon Rev. 21:1-4 and Psalms 37:29 will be a reality....that soon we'll be able to see our loved ones again in a paradise no longer plagued with death, tears or pain. "The former things will have passed away."
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Hallee

Posted at 06:14pm
I am so sorry for the family’s loss. Death is one of the hardest trials to cope with. May you find comfort from the future promise recorded in Revelation 21:4 which says “he [God] will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more.” We can be certain God will fulfill the words from his word the Bible.
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