Obituaries

Ernest ‘Sam’ Martin: Feb. 7. 1936 – April 12, 2022

Ernest ‘Sam’ Martin: Feb. 7. 1936 – April 12, 2022

Ernest “Sam” Martin of Dorena, 86, died April 12, 2022. He was born Feb. 7, 1936 in Caney, Okla. to Ernest Martin and Ella “Holland” Martin. He was the youngest of five. Albert “Tanner” Martin, Rufus “Bill” Martin, Edna (Looper, Crocker) Martin, Dorthy “Dot” (Maddox) Martin. He was saved and became a Christian in 1948. He married the love of his life Violet Louise (Eastburn) Martin on June 18, 1954. They moved from Cottage Grove, Ore. after the birth of their first son Samuel . . .

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