Donna May Martin
Donna May (Hawkins) Martin, age 88, of Columbus, OH passed away at home on October 20, 2019. Donna was born February 12, 1931 in Everettville, a proud coal miner's daughter. She lived in Barrackville and married her high school sweetheart, Robert Gene Martin. They moved to Greeley, CO for 2 years, and then made their permanent home in Columbus, OH. Donna is preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Gene, parents Burl and Hazel Hawkins and sister Skeet Wise. Survived by loving children, Vicky (Tony) Banfield of Columbus, OH; Chris (Tricia) Martin of Gahanna, OH; Susan Martin of Columbus, OH; cherished granddaughter, Audra Banfield of Los Angeles, CA; brother, Jack Hawkins of Barrackville; sister, Rose (Buck) Satterfield of Charleston; brother-in-law, James H. Martin. Jr. of Fairmont; many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to her dedicated aide, Nikki Rayford. Donna was a long time member of Crossroads United Methodist Church, and attended Orient United Methodist Church. A service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Monumental Methodist Church with Pastor Stephanie Bennett officiating, followed by interment at Monumental Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741; or the Ohio House Rabbit Rescue, 5485 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.
Published on November 7, 2019


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