Martha Sue Martin

February 19, 2018

Martha Sue Martin, 62, of Beverly, Ohio, died on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 16, 1955 in Waterford, Ohio, daughter of James C. and Margaret Martin Cline. She was retired from Fort Frye School District after 14 years in the high school  library. She graduated from Fort Frye High School in 1974 and graduated from Mt. Vernon Nazarene College. She was a member of the Waterford Church of the Nazarene. Sue’s greatest joys in life were being a wife, mother, grandmother and friend. From family vacations, board game nights with the grandchildren and celebrating the arrival of each new grand-child, Sue made these events memorable. She was an avid reader, enjoyed scrapping with her scrapbook group, being in the kitchen, researching family ancestry and educating herself and family on different cultures of the world.

On August 27, 1977 she was married to Clifford Ryan Martin who survives. Also surviving are four children, Matthew Martin and wife Cyndi of Harmony, Florida, Andrew Martin and wife Melissa of St. Charles Missouri, Bethany Perry and husband Matt of O’Fallon, Missouri and Alyssa Hurley and husband Sean of Lynchburg, Virginia; ten grandchildren; her mother, Margaret Cline of Beverly; a sister, Darla Byrd and husband Veral of Beverly; and a brother, Jim Cline and his wife Rose of Rockville, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her father, James Cline.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly with Pastor Karl Kesselring officiating. Burial will be in the Beverly Cemetery. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Friday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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