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Information for Beatrice Ollie Johnson Martin

29 August, 1918 - 12 February, 2002

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

17 February, 2002
Contributed by Connie Martin Purvis

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Beatrice Martin

    Beatrice O. “Bea” Martin, 83, of Parma died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at a Boise Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Bea was born Aug. 29, 1918, at Bradleyville, Mo., a daughter of George W. and Elizabeth M. Bray Johnson. She was raised and educated in Missouri. In 1939, Bea and her family came to Idaho to work for the summer. Bea stayed in Idaho and married Tommy F. Martin, on Sept. 23, 1939, in Parma, where they have since resided.
    She loved collecting dolls and had collected over 1,500.
    Bea is survived by her husband, Tommy of Parma, four children and their spouses, Barbara and Dale Collins, Caldwell, Judith and Dennis Hurtt, Carlsbad, N.M., Johnson T. and Janet Martin, Parma, and Theresa and Kenneth Scaggs, Caldwell, two brothers Johnny Johnson and Alva Johnson, both of Missouri, three sisters, Wilma Eddley, Missouri, Audrey Howard, Arizona, and Joyce Davidson, Missouri, seven grandchildren, Tom Collins, Debra Swanson, Kevin Hurtt, Michael Hurtt, Lori Covey, Todd Martin, and Kendra Winters, and eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Memorials may be given to Saint Alphonsus Foundation for Cancer Research, 1055 N. Curtis Rd., Boise, ID 83706.

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