Martha Jean Davenport-Martin(Sissy) passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Campbellsville Hospital from complications of Covid 19. Mrs. Martin was born on October 15, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Leroy Bern Martin, her father William Ott Davenport, her mother Elva Grant-Davenport, her brother George Davenport and Daughter in-law Leslee Jannett Martin.
She is survived by her three children, Leroy Bern Martin, Jr., Daniel Ray Martin, and Kevin William Martin. Daughter In-law Elizabeth Ann Oglesby-Martin. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Jordan Martin-Lamb, Tyler Martin, Jessica Martin-Nelson, Christopher Oglesby, Kimberly Martin-Mills, Stephany Martin-Guetig, and Katy Martin as well as great grandchildren Makenzie Mills, Alexandria Guetig, Mattix Nelson, and Cora Nelson.
Mrs. Martin graduated from Presentation Academy in 1954, and was a member of Saint Thomas More Catholic Church. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at age 27 and devoted her life to raising her children. She enjoyed spending summer vacations with her parents and siblings at Lake Cumberland Kentucky. She had dreams of becoming a nurse before her health deteriorated and was a gentle loving person that never wanted her heath condition to hinder others in her family.
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