Cumberland Times-News

August 18, 2011

CLARA F. MARTIN [Maysville]


Cumberland Times-News

— MAYSVILLE, W.Va. — Clara Fae Martin, 88, of Maysville, W.Va., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at her home.  

She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Maysville, W.Va., and was a daughter of the late Victor Bible and Carrie Lucy (Feaster) Bible. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Vernon Martin on Nov. 8, 2010; one sister, Elva McAvoy; two brothers, Wardnie and Otha Bible and a foster brother, Leroy Sowers.

Mrs. Martin was a cook for Petersburg High School for 20 years. She was a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church. She had been a volunteer at the Grant County Nursing Home.

Suriviving is one daughter, Betty E. Rohrbaugh and husband Jimmy, of Maysville, W.Va.; two sons, Vernon Brooks Martin and wife Lori, of Maysville, W.Va., and Robert Lee “Bobby” Martin and wife Diana, of Maysville, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Christina Dawson, Steve Martin, Connie Rohrbaugh and Chris Rohrbaugh; two stepgrandchildren, Bryce Berg and Brett Berg; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Mae Keplinger, of Cabins, W.Va., and special caregiver, Amanda Harman.

The family will receive friends Saturday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Rebecca Bennett, the Rev. Wade Sirk and the Rev. Steve Landis officiating.

Interment will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg, W.Va.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Steeple Fund, c/o Betty Rohrbaugh, HC 30, Box 108, Maysville, WV 26833 or to the Cornerstone Family Fellowship, 1516 Lunice Creek Highway, Petersburg, WV 26847.