Mary Opal Spencer Martin, 94, of Mt. Sterling, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at St. Joseph Mt. Sterling Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Menifee County on March 7, 1927 to the late George Turner Spencer and Ethel Mae Johnson Spencer.
Mary has been a resident of Montgomery County for sixty plus years coming from Menifee County. She was of the Christian faith, a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed; flowers and plants, going to the casino and playing bingo, watching fireworks and cat naps, her family meant the world to her. Mary never spoke a bad word about anyone. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Mary is survived by two sons; Louie Wayne Martin of Mt. Sterling and Billy Ray Martin (Donna) of Sharpsburg; four daughters; Linda Balderas of Mt. Sterling, Norma Sue Jones of Mt. Sterling, Rita Mae Maloney (Glenn Rose) of Irvine and Desarae Brymer (Neil) of Louisville; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; her cat; Sneakers.
In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her husband Louie Martin; stepmother; Bernice Johnson Spencer; special cousin; Elsie "Hook" Beer.
Funeral service for Mary Martin will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 12:00PM, visitation will be prior from 10:00AM-12:00PM, both will be held at Queen Street Christian Fellowship, Mt. Sterling. Committal will follow at the Martin-Willoughby Cemetery, Jeffersonville. Pastor Donald Hale will be officiating.
Pallbearers: Jerry Keller, Bobby Maloney, Austin Keller, Larry Willoughby, Neil Brymer, Art Baker, Keith Nerby and Malakhi Johnson.
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