Katherine Bell Martin

Published 11:21 am Wednesday, February 20, 2019

NEW RIVER VALLEY — Katherine Bell Martin, 89, of Radford, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Friendship Manor in Roanoke.

Katherine B. Martin,
Grover T. Martin Sr.

She was a member of Grove United Methodist Church, and was a retired social worker with the City of Radford.

She was a graduate of The College of William and Mary.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Grover Thomas Martin Sr.; and her parents, Thomas Briggs Bell and Myrtle Estelle Gardner Bell.

Survivors include sons, Grover Thomas Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth D. Martin, of Prince George; and James B. Martin and his fiancée, Kimberly D. Monticue, of Newport News; daughter, Ann M. Martin of Roanoke; grandson, Christopher C. Martin of Colonial Heights; cousin, William A. Bell of Windsor; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.

Memorial services will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove United Methodist Church in Radford with the Rev. Mark Kilbourne officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Grove United Methodist Church Food Pantry.

The Martin family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.