Howard L. Martin October 9, 1918 ~ January 7, 2013
Howard L. Martin, 93, of West Fork passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 at his home.
He was born October 9, 1918 in Monett, Missouri the son of David L. and Luvena Taylor Martin.
Served in the United States Army for 27 years, member of First Baptist Church in West Fork and served as a deacon; member of SMART.
Preceded in death by his son-in-law, David.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Lohse of the home; 2~daughters, Janice Blackmon and husband, Virgil of West Fork and Sharon Truelove of Greenland; 5~grandchildren, David Blackmon and wife, Connie, John Blackmon, Cheri DeSoto and husband, Joe, Amanda Miller and husband, Andy and Dixie James; 5~great-grandchildren, Trusten DeSoto, Nicole DeSoto, Luke Blackmon, Hannah Blackmon and Travis Miller.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday at First Baptist Church in West Fork with Pastor Jere Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at Noon at Fayetteville National Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5~7 PM Tuesday at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to World Changers Missions c/o of First Baptist Church in West Fork.
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