Melva Joyce Martin, 82, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at a Weatherford nursing home.
She was born Sept. 11, 1931, in Grapevine, the daughter of Robert M. Sr. and Lavada Ann Norwood Moore. She married Johnnie Lewis Martin on Sept. 23, 1949, in Grapevine, and they were married for 64 years.
She was a charter member of the Possum Kingdom EMS, a member and past president of the PK Women's Club, and the Music Minister at Community Church of PK. She loved to sing.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at First Baptist Church of PK. Burial will follow at McAdams Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home.
She is survived by her husband, Johnnie Lewis Martin; daughter and son-in-law Peggy and David Todd; son and daughter-in-law Richard and Brenda Martin; brother and sister-in-law Jerry and Janie Moore; sister Barbara Maples; grandchildre: Erin Dewbre, Wesley Martin and Isaac Whatley; great-grandchildren Hayden and Emma Dewbre; four step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and a myriad of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother. Robert (Sonny) Moore, Jr.
The family requests donations in lieu of flowers to the Alzheimer's Association or Community Church of Possum Kingdom Building Fund, 251 N. FM 2353, Graford, TX 76449.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.