Norene Martin, 100, of Slater, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at the Beg Bend Retreat in Slater.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Bethany Weiker, organist, will accompany Donald Martin in singing "Precious Lord." Burial will be in the Slater City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Cano, Abram Cano, Ray Dougherty, Mike Galloway, Marty Galloway and Ken Roberts. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the church in case of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Jan. 9, 1906, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Ernie Jeter Hains. On April 11, 1925, she married Willard C. Martin in Marshall; he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1968. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a lifelong Slater area resident.
She is survived by three sons, Leo Martin of Marshall, Dean Martin of Marshall, and Eugene Martin of Semmes, Ala.; four granddaughters, eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bess Jones of Slater.