Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 7, 2013

Tonya Martin


The Register-News

---- — Tonya Glass Martin, 44, of McLeansboro, died 6:22 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at her home.

She was born April 27, 1968, in McLeansboro, the daughter of William R. Smith and Bonnie Jean (Russell) Smith. She married Clarence “Jr” Martin on March 24, 2012, in McLeansboro.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Olivet General Baptist Church in McLeansboro. Tonya loved to cook, hiking and spending time with family. She loved helping others in need.

She is survived by her husband, Jr Martin of McLeansboro; daughters, Amanda Marie and Sarah Diane Glass of McLeansboro; mother, Bonnie Jean Smith of McLeansboro; two stepsons, David Russell and wife Lena of Seattle and Shawn Russell and wife Kyla of Merom, Ind.; mother-in-law, Sarah Moles of McLeansboro; and two sisters-in-law, Gina Gunter and husband David of McLeansboro and Janie Russell and husband Rodney of McLeansboro.

She was preceded in death by her father, William “Bill” Smith and sister, Trena Diane Smith.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Andy May officiating. A burial of ashes will be conducted at a later date in Smith Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of arrangements.