Beatrice Risenhoover Martin

March 21, 1924 – June 12, 2018

Beatrice Risenhoover Martin

March 21, 1924 – June 12, 2018


Services for Beatrice Risenhoover Martin, 94, of Brushy, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Brushy Holiness Church in Sallisaw. Burial will follow at Brushy Cemetery in Sallisaw under the direction of Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Service Inc.

She was born on March 21, 1924, in Sallisaw to Sally (McKinney) Risenhoover and George William “G.W.” Risenhoover and passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Sallisaw. She was married to Tommy James Martin on Dec. 17, 1942, in Sallisaw.

She was a homemaker and member of Brushy Holiness Church.

Survivors are two daughters, Carolyn Massa and Peggy Martin both of Sallisaw; two sons, Danny Martin and Ronnie Martin and Brooke Watts all of Sallisaw; one daughter-in-law, Pansy Martin of Sallisaw; 10 grandchildren, Tommy Simpson, Melissa Evans, Polly Simpson, James McLinn, Chris Martin, Scooter Martin, Ladonna Miller, Trenton Martin, Whitney Martin and Amy Martin; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mae Lehr of Sallisaw; sister-in-law, Janice Risenhoover of Sallisaw; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy; one son, James Glen Martin; three grandchildren; her parents, G.W. and Sally Risenhoover; and one brother, R.G. Risenhoover.

Active pallbearers will be Archie Risenhoover, Kendall Marley, Joe Don Ledford, Brandon Ledford, Trenton Martin and Scooter Martin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Thornell and Wayne Brown.

Viewing is noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Sallisaw. The family will greet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Sequoyah County Times

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