Joseph Bunyan Martin



Photos courtesy of photographer Jim Sheaffer, Nebraska Gravestones
Photos courtesy of photographer Jim Sheaffer, Nebraska Gravestones

(January 3, 1894 - January 15, 1963)


The Lusk Herald
January 24, 1963


Last Rites Friday for Joseph Martin

Funeral services for Joseph B. Martin were held at the Houston Funeral Home in Crawford Friday with the Rev. H. C. Johnson, minister of the Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Crawford Cemetery. Mr. Martin had died at the age of 79 in a Scottsbluff hospital. He had lived the past 10 winters with a daughter, Mrs. Alice Fullen in Scottsbluff.

He was born January 3, 1884 in Floyd County, Va., and moved to Sioux County with his parents in 1888. He spent his life in Sioux County and Eastern Wyoming. He married Nelsena B. Northness on October 30, 1907 at Harrison. She died August 25, 1950.

Survivors include: five sons, Elmer J. of Glendo, Wyo., Ernest W. of Ridgefield, Wash., Edward H. of Lost Springs, Wyo., Charles O. of Lusk, Wyo., Kenneth E. of Newcastle Wyo., four daughters, Mrs. Alice Fullen of Scottsbluff, Mrs. Frances Layton of Salem, Ore., Mrs. Rosella Kent of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Bernice Hitshew of Newcastle, Wyo.; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Burke and Mrs. Mae Steward of Denver. There are numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.




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