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Virginia Mae Bender Martin / May 06, 2010
Mrs. Virginia Mae Bender Martin, 83, of South Boston died Monday, May 3, 2010 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born March 8, 1927 in Marietta, OH, a daughter of the late Clarence Bender and Estelle Grace Hutchinson Bender and was married to the late Willie Joshua Martin. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Inna Jean Smith of South Boston; one sister, Grace Porter of North Canton, Ohio; six grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Jane Martin and two brothers, Floyd Wilbur Bender and Harry Raymond Bender.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will follow on Friday at West Lawn Cemetery, Ohio.

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