Smith Center – Beverly A. Martin, 84, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Smith County Health and Rehab.
Beverly was born August 22, 1935 in Ft. Collins, CO, the daughter of Lasher L. and Ethel (Russell) Kelley. On February 12, 1954 she married Eldon K. “Stub” Martin in Kensington, KS, to this union they were blessed with four children, Jeff, Rick, Linda and Mitch.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother Donald Kelley, two sisters, Lila “Pat” Gillian and Shirley Husson, a son Jeff Martin and a grandson Adam Martin.
Beverly is survived by her husband Stub Martin of Smith Center; two sons, Rick (Tishia) Martin of Derby, Mitch Martin of Smith Center; a daughter Linda (Doug Guidry) Carswell of Smith Center; a daughter-in-law, Lydia Martin of Grand Junction, CO; a sister Faun Bolton of Smith Center; two sisters-in-law, Bernadine Duntz and Donna Martin both of Smith Center, eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Beverly’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020 at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, 113 S. Madison St., Smith Center with Pastor Lance McDowell officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center, KS. Memorials may be given to Angelman Syndrome Foundation and can be sent in care of the funeral chapel.