August 21, 2013

Eula Dean Martin

The Express-Star

— Funeral services for Eula Dean Martin, 86, of Chickasha will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Kim Hayes officiating.

Eula Dean Martin was born in Horatio, Ark., on Aug. 24, 1926, the daughter of Ebb Chandler and Mamie Wilson Chandler. She died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in Chickasha.

Eula grew up and attended school in Horatio, Arkansas.

Eula married Clabourne C. Martin on November 27, 1948, in Sentinel, Oklahoma.

In the late 1950’s she and her family moved to the Chickasha area, where they owned and operated several restaurants, including American Café and Roe’s Hamburgers.

She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and playing bingo.

She was preceded in death by: both parents, husband; Clabourne Martin, three brothers; Leroy Dick and Faye Chandler, sister; Kathleen Perry and two daughters; Juanita Martin and Rita Peery.

Survivors include: son: Rex Martin and wife Judie, of Nanuet, NY; daughter: Taquita Nieto and husband Bear, of Chickasha; daughter: Rowena Monceaux and husband Ronnie of Pearland, Texas; son-in-law: Stephen Peery of Oklahoma City; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members.

Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.