June 22, 2013
Donal Joe Martin, 82, died May 4, 2013 in Tullahoma, Tenn. Interment will be June 25, 2013, at 5 p.m., at the Victory Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Zidan officiating.
Donal was born Oct. 10, 1930, to Robert Lee (Bob) and Bessie Lee (Austin) Martin, at the family home at Victory. Donal graduated from Victory High School and attended college at Oklahoma A & M, Guymon. He moved to California in the fall of 1964 and worked for Hughes Tool Company. Donal and Theresa Parker were married on May 31, 1968, making their home in California until retiring and moving to Tullahoma. She preceded him in death on Jan. 22, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: J.D. and his wife Winona (Burrow) Martin; Doyle; one sister and her husband, Ollie and Ken Wilson; a nephew, Robert (Bobby) Doyle Martin; a step son, Norman Edwards; and a step granddaughter.
He is survived by two brothers, Delmer Martin of Victory, and Ray Bob and his wife Clara Martin of Palm Desert, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Eula Martin of Garland, Texas; step daughter, Sharon Stradtner and her husband William (Bill), their children Jessica and Billy, Atlanta, Georgia; step sons, Lonnie G. Edwards, Ronald W. and Joy Edwards; step daughter-in-law, Darlene Edwards; 22 step grandchildren; nieces, Glenda Martin Sanders of Duke, Delores Martin Barnes and husband Roger of Altus, Viki Martin Coffman and husband Larry of Denton, Texas, Debra Martin of McKinney, Texas, Vanesa Martin Childers and husband Don of Lake Dallas, Texas, and Janet Martin Adams and husband Doug of LaQuienta, Calif; nephews, Larry Martin and wife Pam of Pratt, Kan., Tim Martin and wife Cindy of McKinney, Texas, and Jay Dee Martin and wife Karla of Irving, Texas; and very special friends, Jim and Lori Zidan and their children, Ashley, Caleb, Josh and Madison (Maddie) of Tullahoma.
If inclement weather prevails, the service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Duke.