Wanda Martin Herrin


Wanda Lee Martin Herrin was born on February 22, 1922 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to parents, James O. and Gladys Lee, and passed from this life on September 5, 2019.

As a child, with sister Peggie and brother Sonny, she was deeply involved in performing as an acrobat, tap dancer, and singer. After High School, she toured as a professional singer and later used that talent as part of the Martin Evangelistic team, holding revival meetings in all parts of the country. Her long and happy marriage to Hershel Martin took her to military bases in the United States and overseas. She was a senior administrative assistant with the Tennessee Valley Authority from which she retired. After her husband Hershel's death in 1989, she married Benjamin Scott Herrin and spent 22 joyful years in Bryan, Texas before his death in 2013. She was a wonderful mother, a beloved wife, and a joy to all who knew her. Her vibrant faith and commitment to the church inspired family and friends.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, James O. And Gladys Lee; husbands, Hershel Martin and Bennie Herrin; sister, Peggie Martin, and brothers, James Lee and William Lee.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Hershel and Lynett Martin and Jim and Joy Martin; grandchildren, Olivia Martin, Lee Martin, and Adele Martin; great-grandchildren, Ethan Martin, Isaac Martin, and Madeleine Phillips; sister, Carolyn Anderson; brothers, Allen Lee and Marshall and Diana Lee; and sister-in-law, Billie Lee.

Her full, independent life of 97 years will be celebrated on September 9, 2019 with Visitation from 11:00-1:30, followed by a 2:00 Memorial Service at the York Street Christian Church, 1125 S. York St., Muskogee, OK.

Pall bearers- H. Lee Martin, Ethan martin, Isaac Martin, Gordon Lee, Connor Lee, and Jeff Lee.

Services are under the direction of Bradley Funeral and Cremation Services.
Friends may send condolences to the family on the website www.bradleyfuneralservice.com.
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Published on September 6, 2019
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Tina Short
Sep 08, 2019
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