Betty Lou Maddox Martin, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Martin was born June 10, 1935 in Ohio County to the late Arthur Lee Maddox and Paradine Oliver Maddox.
Betty grew up as the youngest child and only girl in a family with seven brothers which made her a very self-confident and determined person. She retired from GE and later worked at Fern Terrace. Betty had a huge collection of porcelain dolls and teddy bears and thoroughly enjoyed quilting, reading, cooking, working jigsaw puzzles, and UK basketball. She loved spending time with her family.
Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Earl Ray Martin in 2014; her seven brothers, Johnny, Harold, Paul, Othell, Glenn, Jewel, and Billy Maddox.
Those left to cherish her memory include her sons Michael Martin and wife Karen and Ricky Martin; daughter, Patricia Martin all of Owensboro; four grandchildren, Misty Haycraft (Ethan), Meredith Hayden (Eric), Ryan Clark (Christa), and Whitney Logsdon; and twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Betty Martin will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 21 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 til 8:00 and Wednesday from 10:00 am til the service. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to all the staff at Hermitage Nursing and Rehab for the loving care they gave to their mother.
Memories and condolences for the family of Betty Lou Martin may be shared at www.glenncares.com