BERTHA LEE MARTIN, 91, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at River-bend Nursing Home. She was born on Dec. 25, 1921, in Texarkana, Ark. She loved and cherished her family. Surviving are her daughters, Helen Martin and Josephine Vironet both of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Sherry (Carey) Martin-McIver of Fort Worth, Texas, Monet Martin-Haywood of Atlanta Ga., Robert (Tameka) Vironet and Nicole Vironet-Craig of Fort Wayne; 13 great- grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Martin; parents, James and Dora Brown; and three brothers. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carmichael Funeral Service with visitation one hour prior. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Carmichael Funeral Service


Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 6, 2013