Shirley Vanestine Martin

December 7, 1952 ~ September 11, 2020 (age 67)


Shirley Martin age 67, passed away peacefully at her home on September 11, 2020. Shirley was born December 7,1952 in Bronx, New York to Bernice Smith and Thomas Martin.

Shirley gave birth to her son Lovell Martin on April 6,1970. Shirley Martin an her mother moved to Oklahoma in 1979.Shirley truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures chatting with family and friends, bingo and being involved in her son's life and her grandkids.

In heaven Shirley Martin will join Bernice Smith (her mother),Thomas Martin Sr (her father), Thomas (Tommie) Martin (her brother) unknown, Charles (Bobo) Martin (her brother), Mary Denice (MaeMae) Martin (her sister),William (Rickey) Smith (her brother),Charles (Chucky) Martin (her nephew), Shirley (Boo) Martin (her niece).

Shirley is survived by Cheryl Smith (sister) of Oklahoma, City OK, Lovell Martin (son) of Oklahoma City, OK, Roger Warner (husband) of Oklahoma City, OK, Candice Lutz (daughter-n-law) of Oklahoma City, OK, Nakyia (Kyia-Boo) Tucker (granddaughter) of Oklahoma City, OK, Kentray (ManMan) Tucker of Oklahoma City, OK, Jacquelin (JJ) Tucker of Oklahoma City, OK, Kingston Reyes (great-grandson) of Oklahoma City, OK, Chance Tucker, Kentray Tucker Jr  (great-grandson) all of Oklahoma City, OK, Leanna Tucker (great-granddaughter) of Oklahoma City, OK, Denice (Shawn) Martin (niece) of Bronx, NY, Regina (Gina) Lytle (niece) of Raleigh, NC, Tonya Lytle (niece) of Raleigh, NC, Trish Martin (niece) of Schenectady, NY, Thomas (Tommie) Martin of South Carolina, Claudia, Nikki, Ashli, Nathan and Gabby Martin of Schenectady, NY.

Shirley Martin is survived and loved by a host of many more nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and goddaughters an many friends and family. Shirley will never be forgotten and she will always hold a place in all of our hearts.


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Memorial Service
September 19, 2020

6:00 PM
Martin Family Residence
2505 SE 46th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73129

Memorial Service
September 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle St.
Linden, NJ 07036

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