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  • Obituary: Wanda Martin

  • Wanda Martin, 75, passed away on July 18, 2014
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  • Wanda Martin, 75, El Dorado, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home in El Dorado.  
    Celebration of her life was held during a visitation at Carlson Funeral Home on Sunday, July 20. There with be a graveside service held in Reece Cemetery at a later date.
    Wanda was born on March 31, 1939 in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of Walter G. and Wilma G. (Hammond) Moore.  She was a homemaker, caregiver and waitress; she enjoyed collecting angels and crosses, gardens, holidays, going to garage sales and spending time with her grandchildren.
    She was united in marriage to Albert Martin on June 9, 1962 in El Dorado. He preceded her in death on Nov.  6, 2012, after 50 years of marriage.
    Survivors includ:  her children, Brenda (Brenin) Eustice, Shelly (Bud) Thomas, Albert “Bud” Martin, Jr. and Joe Martin; brothers, Manford (Anetta) Moore, Dennis Moore, Tom (Francie) Moore; 11 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren.
    In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and two grandsons, Benson and Carter.
    A memorial has been established for a college fund for her great-grandchildren and can be left with Carlson Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be left at www.carlsoncolonial.com.    

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