Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Funeral services for Alvirta Martin, of Lawton, Okla., were at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Becker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Abe Deutschendorf officiating.

She passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Burial was at the Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Okla., under the direction of the Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

She was born in Cache, Okla., to Jimmie Benjamin and Hester Ida (Stidham) Fields. She married Roy Victor Martin on Oct. 24, 1961, in Duncan, Okla. He died Oct. 31, 2005. She worked for Sears for over 20 years, retiring in the Sears credit department. She was an avid square dancer, ballroom dancer. she enjoyed her fashion, garage sales, was an exercise enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, most recently with trips to Branson. She was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Jim Post, of Cassville; two daughters, Shirley Galloway and husband, Joe, of Lawton, Okla., and Gwen Conley and husband, Ted, of Garfield, Ark.; five granddaughters, Debbie Roberts, Lawton, Okla., Geneva Roth and husband, Doug, of Hesperia, Calif., Pam Harrington and husband, Kenny, of Las Vegas, Nev., Teresa Bean Mills, Rogers, Ark., and Tammie Walker, of, Pea Ridge, Ark.; three grandsons, Kevin Galloway, of Lawton, Okla., Wayne Post, of Hesperia, Calif., and Brad Conley, of Cave Springs, Ark.; great grandchildren, Ryan Jenkins of Lawton, Okla., Brent Jenkins, of Lawton, Okla., Melisa Jenkins, of Lawton, Okla., Ashley Mills, of Rogers, Ark., Taylor Mills, of Fayetteville, Ark., Haley Walker, of Bella Vista, Ark., Dylan Walker, of Pea Ridge, Ark., Colby Willett, of Pea Ridge, Ark., Kelsey Willett, of Pea Ridge, Ark., Jason Conley, of Noel, and Paige Conley, of Cave Springs, Ark.; great-great-grand-children, Jordyn Jenkins, of Lawton, Okla., Avery Jenkins, of Lawton, Okla., and Ava Mills, of Rogers, Ark., and numerous other great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Browder and Estelle Fields, Grady and Imogene Fields, and her special friend, Alfred Hennessee.