Laura E. Martin(July 31, 1950 - April 28, 2014)

LONDON - Laura E. Martin, 63, of London, died Monday, April 28, 2014 in her residence.
Born July 31, 1950 in Columbus, she was a daughter of Richard and Rowena (Self) Simkins.
Laura was an accomplished artist and was a world traveler - filling up most of her passport.
Survivors include her children, Samantha Martin of London, Thomas Martin of San Diego and Timothy (Andrew Peppercorn) Martin of Columbus; grandson, Darion Martin; her father, Richard Simkins of London; siblings, Rosemary "Rosie" (Ed) Miller of London, Richard "Dickie" Simkins Jr. of West Jefferson and Amy (Rob) Summers of London; brother-in-law, Mark Byerly of Plumwood; many nieces and nephews; and her partner, Joseph Reeves of London.
She was preceded in death by her mother; sister, Barbie Byerly; and husband, Charles "Chuck" Martin.
Per her request, Laura is to be cremated. Visitation and funeral services will not be observed.
The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St., London.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Loving Care Hospice, P.O. Box 445, London, OH 43140.
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Published in The Madison Press on Apr. 30, 2014