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6934 South Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Phone: 405-634-1439
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William Jay "Bill" Martin, Sr.

May 31, 1925 – February 6, 2019

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Obituary for William Jay "Bill" Martin, Sr.

William Jay Martin, Sr., fondly known as Bill to his family and friends, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the age of 93. The son of Altha Lee (Harris) and Bryant William Martin, Bill was born on May 31, 1925 in Bokoshe, Oklahoma. After graduating from Spiro High School, he joined the United States Navy and honorably served his country during World War II. He later rejoined under the United States Air Force and served his country once more during the Korean Conflict. Bill married his one true love, Eva Christine Flanagan on August 14, 1952 and together shared nearly 60 years of marriage and raising their family until her passing on January 2, 2012. Bill enjoyed the fellowship of the Murrah Masonic Lodge in Spiro, Oklahoma where he was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a true man’s man, who loved construction and working with his hands. Bill loved being surrounded by family whether it was in the city or spending time at the lake house in Eufaula. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his:
Wife, Eva Christine Martin;
Sisters: Naomi Foote and Evelyn Stonesypher.

He leaves behind his:
Son, William Jay “Billy” Martin, Jr.;
Daughter, LaHana Martin Edge;
Brother, Cleon Martin;
Sister, Glenda Wiley;
Grandson, Jackson Jay Edge and his wife, Anni;
Granddaughter, Terah Mashon Buckner & husband Tommy;
Granddaughter, Faith Martin;
Granddaughter, Grayson Martin;
Great Grandson, Griffin Edge;
Numerous other loving family and friends.

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First Visitation

When Sunday, February 10th, 2019 12:00pm - 8:00pm
South Lakes Stateroom
4000 SW 119th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73173
Additional Information Family Will recieve friends from 3-5 PM

Full Traditional Service Information

Monday, February 11th, 2019 1:00pm
Dr. Brett Selby
Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes Chapel
4000 SW 119th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73173

Interment Information

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Heritage Burial Park
4000 S.W. 119th
Oklahoma City, OK 73137


  • 32nd Degree Mason