Nellie M. Martin(1924 - 2013)

Martin Nellie M. Martin. Heaven called an Angel home on Friday, October 18, 2013, with the passing of Nellie M. Martin. Nellie was born November 18, 1924 in Somerset, Kentucky to Hiram and Pearl Phelps. She married Charles Samuel Martin on December 13, 1945 who preceded her in death. Nellie and Charles were blessed with four loving sons, Charles (Doris), Rick (Connie) Doug (Missy) and Jerry (deceased). She was the loving and caring grandmother to eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Nellie is also survived by her brother, Jimmy "Chief" (Jewel); a sister-in-law, Maxine; and a special daughter-in-law, Brenda Sherman. She was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law Betty and Louie, a brother Vola, and a very special friend George Smith. Nellie worked as a cook most of her career at such places as the JCC, Otto's Deli and Cookie's Diner. She was very active in the W&W Club in Reynoldsburg. Nellie was a Christian who will be sadly missed by many friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH 43230, where a Memorial Service will be held immediately following the visitation at 6 p.m. Contributions in Nellie Martin's memory may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006 or Visit to share a favorite memory of Nellie Martin.

Funeral Home

Schoedinger Funeral Home Northeast Chapel
1051 East Johnstown Road Gahanna, OH 43230
(614) 939-4558
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 20, 2013