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Elva Faye Martin

Services for Elva Faye Martin, 93, Sulphur, were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Sulphur United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. P. J. Stewart and Pastor Blake Martin. Interment was at Rosedale Cemetery in Ada under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur. Born September 4, 1923 in Ada, to Rev. Alvah W. and Minnie Faye (Cooper) Oliver, she passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, in Sulphur at the age of 93 years, one month and 18 days. She married Barclay P. Martin in Ada on September 4, 1942. She grew up in Ada, graduating from Ada High School in 1941. She then attended East Central University and later worked as a secretary for her husband. She was a member of Sulphur United Methodist Church and was active in WMU. She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Jerry Lynn Martin; brother, Alva Lee Oliver and sister, Joy Massengale. Elva is survived by her husband, Barclay Martin of Sulphur; sons and daughters-in-law, Barclay Martin, Jr and Wynema, of Oklahoma City and Edward B. Martin and Elaine, of Bel Air, Md.; eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Martin, Steve Martin, Blake Martin, Cole Martin, Ed Martin and Barclay Martin, Jr. Honorary bearers were Brian Hollis, Wes Harden, Bob Drake, and Members of Sulphur United Methodist Church Online condolences may be sent to

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