MARTINES, Fata Mae (Fordyce) Moline

Date of birth: 21 September 1916 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 7 September 1992 Downey, Los Angeles County, California

Franklin Daily Journal, 20 October 1992

Fata May Martines
      Fata May Martines, 76, died Sept. 7 in Downey, Calif. She was a resident
of Downey and a former resident of Edinburgh. 
      She was born Sept. 21, 1916, in Edinburgh.  Her parents were Rowland G.
Fordyce and Arie (Coy) Fordyce.  She married Lawrence Martines in 1953.
He preceded her in death in 1986.  Survivors include two sons, Ronald
Moline of Downey and Robert Martines of Oxnard, Calif.; a daughter,
Sharron McMorrow of Kaneohe, Hawaii; two nephews, Charles Allen Straughn
of Edinburgh and David Straughn of Indianapolis; a niece, Penny Staughn
Tegarden of Edinburgh; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Permelia Straughn. 
     She was a violinist with the Columbus Symphony for 25 years. She then moved
to Downey, where she was a credit manager until her retirement in 1978.
      She was a lifelong member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church. 
      A memorial service will be conducted during the 10:30 a.m. worship service
Sunday at Edinburgh United Methodist Church, with a reception for family
and friends following in the fellowship hall. Arrangements are being
handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh. 

Columbus Republic, 20 October 1992
Edinburgh native
FATA F. MARTINES, DOWNEY, CALIF.
EDINBURGH - Fata May Fordyce Martines, 75, of Downey, Calif., died Monday, Sept.
7, 1992, at Downey.
      An Edinburgh native, she was a lifelong member of Edinburgh United
Methodist Church and was a violinist with the Columbus Symphony 25 years
before moving to California in 1953.  She was a credit manager in Downey
until her retirement in 1978.
      A Memorial service will be conducted during the 10:30 a.m. worship service
Sunday at Edinburgh United Methodist Church, with a reception in the
church fellowship hall afterwards.
      Local arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home.
      Mrs. Martines was born Sept. 21, 1916, the daughter of Rowland G. and Arie
Coy Fordyce.  She married Lawrence Martines in 1953.  He died in 1986.  
      Survivors include children, Ronald Moline of Downey, Robert Martins of
Oxnard, Calif., and Sharron McMorrow of Kanaohe, Hawaii; nephews, Charles
Allen Straughn of Edinburgh and David Straughn of Indianapolis; and a
niece, Penny Straughn Tegarden of Edinburgh; five grandchildren; and four
great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by a sister, Permelia Straughn.

Edinburgh Tri-County News, 20 October 1992
Edinburgh Tri-County News 21 Oct 1992
Fata May Fordyce Martines
      Word has been received that Fata May Fordyce Martines died Sept. 7, 1992
in Downey, California.  She was 75 years old.  She was married to Lawrence
Martines who preceded her in death in 1953.  Mrs. Martines was the
daughter of Rowland G. Fordyce and Arie Coy.
      Surviving relatives include Ronald Moline, Downey, Cal.; Robert Martines,
Oxnard, Cal.; Sharron McMorrow, Kaneohe, Haw.; nephews Charles Allen
Straugh, Edinburgh; and David Straughn, Indianapolis; niece Penny Straughn
Tegarden, Edinburgh.  She had 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
      Mrs. Martines was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church.  She was
violinist for the Columbus Symphony for 25 years.
      There will be a Memorial Service held at the Edinburgh Methodist Church
this Sunday (Oct. 25) during the Worship Service beginning at 10:30 a.m.
There will be a reception immediately following for friends and family in
the Fellowship Hall.
      Arrangements are being handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey