VIRGINIA MAE MARTIN, 70, of Riverside Avenue in Narrows, departed this life Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. Born in Princeton, WV on July 18, 1946 she was a daughter of the late Lewie Garfield and Addis Bowman Kirk. Mrs Martin was a homemaker and a former employee of Macy’s Herald Square Department Store in New York City. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother James H, “Jimmie” Kirk and grandparents Marion and the Rev Lena Bowman.
She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of fifty-three years Roger H Martin; her son and daughter-in-law Roger A Martin and Frances of Narrows; her sisters Norma Jean Muro and husband Rocco of Banning, California, Shirley Witt of Pryer, Oklahoma, Linda Edwards and her husband Bob of Princeton, WV; her brothers Garfield Kirk and his wife Shirley of Princeton WV, Billy Kirk and his wife Andrea of Lake City, Florida; several nieces and nephews and special friends Mary Hall and Mae Wickle and Ursula Reich.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 6, 2016, at 3:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street in Pembroke. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Narrows. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.