Grace B. Martin
1923 - 2009
Grace B. Martin of Payson, died May 5, 2009. She was born Aug. 15, 1923 in Saginaw, Mich.
She married her childhood sweetheart, Richard (Dick) M. Martin, in 1944 and they were married for 51 years. He preceded her in death in 1995.
She retired in 1985 after working in Maricopa Superior Court for 18 years. It was then that she and Dick made Payson their permanent home and enjoyed living here, being close not only to hunting and fishing, but being close to children.
Survivors include daughters, Barbara (Sam) Brewer of Payson and Janet Martin of Phoenix; sons, Richard (Susan) Martin of Payson, Joseph (Dorean) Martin of Phoenix and John (Patty) Martin of Phoenix; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to thank all of the Hospice Compassus staff for their loving care and deep concerns for their mother and all of us.
No services are planned at this time.
Donations may be made to Hospice Compassus, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541 or Payson Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St., Payson, AZ 85541.