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POQUOSON - Florence Diggs Martin, 95, a native of Gwynn's Island, and Poquoson resident for 77 years, went to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, November 10, 2013. She was a homemaker and member of Victory Christian Center, Poquoson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Fred Harten Martin Sr.; parents, Susie & J. W. Diggs Sr.; brothers, Ernest Diggs and Ed Diggs Sr.; daughters-in-law, Faye Martin and Edna Powell Martin; and son-in-law, Ed Matheny. She is survived by a daughter, Jane Martin Matheny; four sons, Ike Martin & wife Sue, Harten Martin Jr., Lemuel Martin & wife Susan, and Ronald Martin & wife, Diane; two sisters, Gloria Lindsay and Mary Ward DeForas; a brother, James Diggs Jr.; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-one great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 6:30-8:00 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at Ike & Sue Martin's home. A Celebration of her life will be held Thursday, 1:00 PM, at Victory Christian Center by Rev. Jame` Bolds. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton. Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Christian Center, 410 E. Yorktown Rd., Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013
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