Johnna Lou Martin, 88, passed away on Sept. 9, 2018
Johnna Lou Martin, 88, of Longton, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at her home.
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2018, at Countryside Funeral Home in Fredonia, Kan., with Rev. Gene Benefiel officiating. Visitation will start at 11:30 a.m., prior to service time. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Johnna was born on Jan. 5, 1930, the daughter of John Wesley Gragg and Denzel Marie (Lyster) Gragg in Fiat, Kan.
She was a farmer, raised horses, cows, quail, chickens and geese, and registered wire haired terrier dogs. She loved to visit with her friends, spend time with her family and more importantly her grand and great-grandchildren. Johnna was an avid gardener, often staying out until after dark tending to her flowers.
On June 23, 1970 Johnna married Vernen C. Martin. Johnna and Vernen were married for 45 years until his death of June 1, 2016.
Johnna is survived by: son, Roger David Farrar of Upola, Kan.; daughter, Denzel Marie Wright and husband Steve of Springdale, Ark.;step-son, John Martin of El Dorado; step-daughters, Phyllis Ammons of Missouri and Deb Vogt of Eureka; four grandchildren, Ryan Farrar, Casey Wright, Tracy Wright, and Whitney Farrar; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Johnna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Vernen; brothers, Clayton Gragg and Wesley Warren Gragg; sisters, Clara Yetta Pape and Betty Sue Bedletter; grandson, Damian Michael Farrar.
Memorials are suggested to Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue, and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Online condolences can be left at www.countrysidefh.com Services are entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home 420 S. 20th PO Box 247, Fredonia KS. 66736