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Morris Martin

Obituary of Morris Luther Martin

Morris, our father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday December 25, 2021, at home in Owasso, OK surrounded by his family. He was born June 29, 1925, in Webber Falls, OK, the oldest of four children to Luther and Grace Martin. Morris attended high school in Brownfield, TX. Upon graduation he joined the United States Navy and served his country during World War II in Asiatic – Pacific Area as a machinist mate second class and received World War II Victory Medal. On December 9, 1945, he married the love of his life Margaret Lucille Bell and had three children, Debbie, Gary, and Diana. Morris and Margaret were married for seventy-six years. Morris worked at Safeway for twenty years in Muskogee, before he transferred to the Tulsa, where he retired from Skaggs Albertson in 1994. After retirement he enjoyed horses, gardening, and spending time with his family. Morris also went back to work at Walmart part time to have a place to share his faith in Jesus Christ. Morris was faithful member of Destiny Life Church for over twenty years and served on the Deacon body as well. Morris was preceded in death by his parents Luther and Grace, sister Ruby Wiser and brother James Martin and grandson Canaan Gilbert. Morris is survived by his sister Dorothy Humphrey, his wife Margaret, daughter Debbie Kay Gilbert Stadigh, husband Lars Stadigh, grandson John McGinnis, Christopher Gilbert, son Gary Martin, wife Ginny Martin, daughter Diana Wilson, husband Mat Wilson, grandson Shawn Compton, wife Jennifer Compton, grandson Travis Keith and granddaughter Melissa Harlan, husband Charles Harlan. Morris’s family extends four generations: Great Grandchildren - Taylor Gilbert, Tyler Gilbert, Kaitlyn Kyle, Ethan Gilbert, Gideon Martin Gilbert, Collin McGinnis, Holly McGinnis, Denise Castillo, Skylar Moniz, Payton Compton, Emma Harlan, Hunter Harlan, Madelyn Harlan, Mackenzie Harlan and Eastin Keith Great- Great -Grandchildren - Declyn Moniz, Sterling Jo Moniz, Julianna Gilbert, Naomi Gilbert, Carmen Gilbert, Joshua Gilbert, Brodie Gilbert, Elijah Castillo and Sophia Castillo.
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Thursday
30
December

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Destiny Life Church
14003 East 116th Street North
Collinsville, Oklahoma, United States
918-341-1765

Final Resting Place

Graceland Memorial Park
145th E. Ave & Hwy 20
Owasso , Oklahoma, United States
918-274-9110