Betty Hays Martin
Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home
Betty Hays Martin, 94, filled with love and a giving heart, passed away on November 6, 2020, at her home in Hagerstown, MD.
Born Sunday, September 26, 1926, in Hagerstown, MD she was the daughter of the late Warren Clayton Charles and Clara Louise (Ridenour) Charles.
Betty was a 1945 graduate of Hagerstown High School where she met Dorsey Martin. They were married March 27, 1949 and enjoyed 71 wonderful years. During those years they had two daughters.
Mrs. Martin worked for Nicodemus National Bank in the Bookkeeping Department for a short period of time, but raising her family became her lifelong career. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother.
Betty was a former member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and a longstanding member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed reading, sewing--especially counted cross stitch, tole painting, working on jigsaw puzzles and gardening.
Betty is survived by her husband, Samuel Dorsey Martin, Jr. (known as Junior). Left to honor her memory are two daughters-Brenda L. Martin and Virginia M. Martin, many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Elizabeth (Charles) Trovinger on December 26, 2011.
A very special thanks to her caregiver Wanda Kettomen, who made an incredible difference to Betty and her family as she helped her transition into heaven.
She will be missed by many friends and family who are thankful for all the years shared with her.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Stephen D. Robison officiating.
Interment will be private at Rose Hill Cemetery.
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