Tahlequah Daily Press

January 4, 2013

Wynema M. Martin


FORT SMITH, Ark. — Wynema M. Martin, 90, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Jan. 2, 2013, in Fort Smith. She was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Bokoshe, to Ode E. and Hattie Jacobs Long.

She was a homemaker, a member of the Trinity Baptist Church of Pocola, and a former member of First Baptist Church of Fort Smith.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra and husband Paul Walker of Fort Smith, and Carla Martin of Tahlequah; two sons, Joe Martin of Fort Smith, and Don and wife Gwen Martin of Greenwood, Ark.; two brothers, Onace E. Long of Trona, Calif., and Oren Dee Long of Tulsa; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, all under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith, Ark. Pallbearers will be her family members.

The family will greet friends at Edwards Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4.

Memorials may be made to Gideon International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tenn., 37214. Sign the online guestbook at www.edwards funeralhome.com.

Edwards Funeral Home, 201 N. 12th, Fort Smith, Ark., (479) 782-8203.