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Blanche Leona Martin

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Blanche Leona Martin of Salem, daughter of the late Franklin Mooney and Birty Hall Mooney, was born March 30, 1914, in Heart, Ark. She died June 15, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 92.

She was united in marriage to Leslie Martin on June 20, 1957, at Oxford, Ark. She baby-sat for many years for several different children. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers, Hubert, Thurman and Otho Mooney; four sisters, Frankie Mills, Mary Lou Montgomery, Ola Keirn and Ella Mills.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

The funeral services were held June 17 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem with burial following at Burks Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.