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Charles Woodrow Martin
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1915
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1984
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

The fourth of five children of Charles and Sarah Snelling Martin, he grew up during the Depression and scrambled to find work.

He married Mary Alice Melrose in Golden Gate, IL on July 2, 1939. They had two daughters.

In Oct. 1941 Charles got a job in Oklahoma through a relative of Mary Alice and began first at Glencliff Creamery where he made ice cream. He went to school to learn aircraft assembly and worked at Douglas Aircraft during W.W.II. He retired after becoming shop manager at Cityglass Company.

Charles was a heavy smoker all his life and died of congestive heart failure.

The family were active members of Northside Church of Christ in Tulsa where Charles was an elder.

Family links: 
  Charles Clifford Martin (1878 - 1946)
  Sarah Catherine Snelling Martin (1877 - 1957)
  Mary Alice Melrose Martin (1921 - 2012)*
  Leta Viola Snelling McKibben (1899 - 1990)**
  Jesse Allen Martin (1902 - 1948)**
  James Clifford Martin (1909 - 1963)*
  Daisy Mae Martin Moore (1912 - 1975)*
  Lawrence Frank Martin (1913 - 1978)*
  Charles Woodrow Martin (1915 - 1984)
  Lewis Harold Martin (1917 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Floral Haven Memorial Gardens
Broken Arrow
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9178882
Charles Woodrow Martin
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Thank you for your life of dedication to your family and responsibility for your job.
 Added: Aug. 13, 2004

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