Ola Mae Martin
Tuesday
28
July

Graveside Services

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Laurel Oak Cemetery
501 Poplar Dr.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
Tuesday
28
July

Interment

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Laurel Oak Cemetery
501 Poplar Dr.
Windsor, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Ola Mae Martin

Ola Mae Martin, 96, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, formerly of Holt, Mo., died Saturday morning, July 25, 2020, at Valley Manor & Rehabilitation, Excelsior Springs, Mo. She was born May 1, 1924, near Windsor, Mo., the daughter of George David Gregory and Muriel Elaine (Emerson) Gregory. On March 14, 1946, in Kansas City, Kansas, she married William Dennis “Bill” Martin and he preceded her in death on July 14, 1998. Ola Mae worked for F. W. Woolworth at several locations including North Kansas City and Leavenworth, Kansas for almost 40 years, spending her last 10 years as store manager. She had also owned and operated the Velvet Freeze ice cream store in Marshall, Mo., and she and Bill had an antique store in Leavenworth for a time. She was a member of the Baptist faith and had attended Holt Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, especially mysteries, crafts, and quilting. Survivors include a son, Robert Martin and his wife Donna, Holt, Mo.; 2 grandchildren Robert Martin, Jr., and his wife Megan, Webster Grove, Mo., and Laura Martin, Smithville, Mo.; a great-grandson, Beckett Martin; and 2 nieces. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Emerson Gregory, Lloyd Gregory, and Worden Gregory, and a sister, Leona Gertrude Gregory. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor, with Rev. Justin Wright officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.
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