Margaret Martin

Obituary of Margaret Lucille Martin

Margaret, our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday March 7th, 2022, at home in Owasso, OK surrounded by her family. She was born July 29th, 1927, in Webber Falls, OK, the youngest of three children to William Edgar and Zelma Mattie Shelby Bell. Margaret attended school in Coffeyville, KS. On December 9, 1945, in Coffeyville, KS, she married the love of her life Morris Luther Martin and had three children, Debbie, Gary and Diana. Margaret and Morris were married for seventy-six years. Margaret gave her heart to the Lord Jesus and publicly declared her faith in 1952 at the First Baptist Church in Muskogee, OK, the same aisle later walked by all three of her children. Margaret was employed eleven years at Commercial Bank in Muskogee, before the family moved to Tulsa. She worked fifteen years at 1st National Bank in Tulsa, before retiring in 1983. After retirement she enjoyed sewing, painting, and spending time with family, especially the grandchildren. Her life was devoted to loving and caring for her family. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Morris L. Martin, parents William Edgar and Zelma Bell, her beloved stepfather George H Moore, sister Geneva Waddle, brother William E Bell and grandson Canaan Christian Gilbert. Margaret is survived by 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. Margaret’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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Friday
11
March

Memorial Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, March 11, 2022
Destiny Life Church
2300 Southhaven Road
Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
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