Mrs. Ula Martin

June 19, 1909 - October 2, 1995







The Norman Transcript
October 3, 1995

Ula Martin, 86, Norman, died Monday, Oct.2, at Norman Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Havenbrook Funeral Home Chapel, with her brother-in-law, the Rev. George L. Martin, and Dr. Phil Fenn officiating. Burial will be at Norman IOOF Cemetery, with arrangements by Havenbrook Funeral Home.

Her parents were Jasper D. and Vada Richardson Foreman. She was born in Beckham County near Sayre, in a half-dugout home. She graduated from high school in Olustee, and received a bachelor's degree from East Central State University and a master's degree from the University of Oklahoma. She married Wesley A. Martin on Christmas Eve 1927. She moved to Norman in 1953 from Purcell.

Mrs. Martin taguht school for 35 years, including 19 years in the Norman Public School system. She taught math at Central Junior High for eight years, and at West Junior High for 11 years, retiring in 1972.

She was an active member of McFarlin United Memorial Methodist Church, Fellowship Class, Circle 10 of United Methodist Women, and Kappa Kappa Iota. She was a member of the Easter Star and a past matron. She was a lifetime member of the OU Alumni Association. She also was an active volunteer for 18 years at the American Red Cross and was nominated twice fro Cleveland County Volunteer of the Year.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley, in 1971; her parents; five brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include a son, Wesley A. Martin and his wife, Billie A. Martin, of Norman; a granddaughetr, Crystal Martin of Norman; three sisters, Keo Creel and Ada MacMichael of Salinas, Calif, and Ina White of Olympia, Wash.; and two brothers, Hal Foreman of Salinas, Calif., and Van Foreman of Sacremento, Calif.




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