Elsie Martin, 87, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Paragould, Ark., died Wednesday, July 5, 2006, at Midland.
Born Jan. 20, 1919, in Lynn, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William C. and Ethel Oma Casper Richey.
On Oct. 31, 1936, she married Oval A. Martin, who preceded her in death in 1994. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Littie Bishop and seven brothers, Odell, George Brooks, Joseph Lewis, Homer, Jess, Virgle and Alva Richey.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Wyatt and husband, Bill, of Kennett and Nelda Tandy and husband, Michael, of Odessa, Texas; one sister, Alpha Martin, of West Memphis, Ark.; five grandchildren, Debbie Miles, David Wyatt, Jon and Jason Tandy and Jennifer Jimenez; five great-grandchildren, Chris and Tyler Wyatt, Zachary and Jacob Pierce and Hailey Jimenez and one great-great-grandchild, Katherine Pierce.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 8, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 8, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with the Rev. Clyde Cook officiating.
Pallbearers are Chris and David Wyatt, Jacob and Zachary Pierce and Jon and Jason Tandy.
Memorials may be made to Star Chapter of Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 1959, Midland, Texas 79702.