Violet R Martin, 91, of Farmville, passed away peacefully in her home on May16th, surrounded by her family.
Violet “Dair” was born in Flat Top, WV to Isaac Reed and Nancy J. McBride Reed on June 13th 1930. She retired from the Postal Service where she worked for the air mail division at Dulles International and Reagan National Airports.
Violet was involved in many organizations and had a drive to help others.
She held many offices in the Women’s Auxiliary of the VFW, as well as her local chapter of the American Cancer society. She also was a Volunteer for Meals on Wheels and was active in the United Methodist Women.
Violet is preceded in death by her daughter Janice A. Pence, her sisters and their spouses Virginia Maxine Reid (Earl) and Geneva Vivian Wimer (Charles,) as well as her beloved husbands John Rogerville and Elbridge “Phil” Martin.
Violet is survived by her sons Tracy I. Richmond (Terry Burley) and Edward E. Rogerville (Shelby), step-Daughters Connie McGraw (Ed) and Sue Newell (John) and their children, Sisters Wilda Shatley and Mary “Betty” Shumate, granddaughters Shannon (Bruce) Redwine, Tania (Mike) Horne, Sharon Richmond (Wayne Miller), Emily (David)Williams, grandsons Edward, John and Nicholas Rogerville, and great-Grandchildren, Elijah and Aaron Redwine, Joseph and Seth Williams, and Owen Horne, as well as many extended family and loving friends too numerous to mention.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Puckett Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 1:00PM in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home with the Rev. Susie Thomas of Farmville United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Westview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Puckett Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given to your local Humane Society or animal shelter, the American Cancer society, or any charity that helps animals or people.
The family of Violet Martin wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all of the friends and neighbors that have supported her and reached out during this time. Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.