Eloise (Thompson) Martin

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OKEECHOBEE - Eloise (Thompson) Martin died Feb. 25, 2018. She was born Dec. 26, 1922 in Collins, Ga. to Wilmer Nicholas and Martha Elizabeth (Jarriel) Thompson. A resident of Okeechobee for eleven years, she loved saltwater fishing, playing golf, playing bridge, and had a passion for sewing and doing alterations for people she knew. She enjoyed being surrounded by her family and friends and cooking for all.
Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Harvey Martin, Jr.; and her sons, Harvey Martin, III and Doug Martin.
She is survived and was loved by her son, Bill Martin, of Gainesville; daughter, Virginia Gregory (Martin), of Port St. Lucie; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Dick Thompson (Bettye), of Loxahatchee; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Okeechobee's Recreation Outreach Center "ROC," 310 SW 5th Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida 34974.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Treasure Coast Hospice, 5090 Dunn Road, Ft. Pierce, Florida 34981, or , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida 34972.


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Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
400 North Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34972
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Published in NewsZapFL on Mar. 4, 2018
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