Mary Ruth Martin, age 61, of the Delta Community, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Wayne County Hospital.
She was born on May 23, 1956, in Amherst, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dallas and Vena Kidd Martin. She worked for Oakwood of Somerset for over 20 years.
She loved to cook, try new recipes and share them with family.
She loved teaching her family to sew and make crafts; enjoyed
talking on the phone to family and friends and watching her cooking shows.
She loved working with flowers and gardening.
She was a member of Zion Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughterKimberly Bybee, of Monticello; her brothersBobby Martin (Lana) of Parkers Lake, and David Martin, of Monticello; her sistersBrenda Martin Merritt (Ron) of Parkers Lake, and Cathy Martin Foster (Ernie) of Monticello; her granddaughterKyra Bybee; nieces and nephewsKristy Wolfe, Chelsie Martin, Jesse Ronald Lee Merritt, Jr., Jordan Martin, Jessica Merritt and Amanda Schiffer; great-nieces and great-nephewsBrantley Bell, Jesse Dallas Merritt,
Logan Wolfe, Carson Wolfe, Vivian Rose Wolfe, Gracelynn Merritt.
Preceding her in death is her brotherJames Allen Martin; her niecesMisty Dawn Martin and Vena Louise Merritt; and her great-nieceAva Rose Wolfe.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 1 p.m., at Zion Baptist Church, with Bro. Denzil Jones and Pastor Eric Criswell officiating. Burial was in the Loveall Cemetery.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at www.somersetundertaking.com
Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 21, 2017