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Shirley Martin

June 14, 1940 — September 15, 2017

Shirley Jean Martin daughter of Glen Norwood "Pete" and Mary Fern (Coombes) Swepston was born June 14, 1940 in Stilwell, OK and departed this life September 15, 2017 in Siloam Springs, AR at the age of 77 years.
Shirley worked at Levi's in Fayetteville, AR for 14 years, after leaving Levi's she started a daycare for children and ran one until she retired. Shirley loved and enjoyed all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family gatherings were special to her and she loved cooking for everyone and having family around. If you asked her for the recipe for something she would gladly give you the ingredients but no measurements. That wasn't the way she cooked anything.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Glen Norwood "Pete" and Mary Fern(Coombes) Swepston, 2 Sisters, Sally Johnson & Betty Martin.
She is survived by a very loving family that includes her husband of 59 years, J C Martin of the home, 5 children Pam Amos & husband Frank of Colcord, Ok, Patty Fields & husband Rex of Elkins, AR, Rita Bailey & husband Edward of Westville, David Martin & wife Tracie of Destin, FL, Jerry Martin & wife Kelly of Westville, 2 Brothers Oscar (Butch) Swepston, Sherman Swepston & wife Margie all of Stilwell, 1 sister; Patricia (Gail) Johnson & husband David of Park Hill, Ok. Grandchildren; Kimberly Bradshaw and husband Erik, Cassie Motter, Scott Motter, Miranda Gauthier and husband Shawn, Kriste Fields Koeppe and husband Jason, Jereme Bailey and wife Kristina, William Bailey and Latasha Gardenhire, Sarah Kincheloe and husband Rob, Tiffany Vasek and husband Michael, Alexis Martin, Amanda Martin, Chase Martin and wife Jacklyn, 22 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive her.
Funeral services at 1 pm on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Oklahoma with Bro. Matthew Wilson officiating. Interment followed at Old Baptist Mission Cemetery, Westville, Oklahoma.


Roberts & Hart Funeral Home
404 S Williams
Westville, OK  74965
Monday, September 18, 2017
6 - 8 pm


Funeral Service

Roberts & Hart Chapel
404 S.Williams St.
Westville, OK  74965
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
1 pm


Baptist Mission Cemetery
Hwy 59 N of Westville
Westville, OK  74965
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