Verna Mae Martin (Leadville)

Born: Thu., Dec. 11, 1930
Died: Sat., Apr. 1, 2017

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Apr. 15, 2017
Location: First Baptist Church

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Verna Mae Mullings Martin, 86, of Leadville, Colorado since 1960 passed away on April 1, 2017 in Leadville. She was born December 11, 1930 in Alamosa, Colorado to Lewis Gray Mullings and Lola Mae Koontz. She married Robert Duane Martin in Alamosa on March 8, 1952. Verna attended Newsome School in Alamosa and graduated from Alamosa High School. She was very happy taking care of her home and her children.

Verna was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leadville. She taught the kindergarten AWANA program for 25 years at the First Baptist Church and helped with bible school every summer. She had many hobbies including horseback riding, hiking in the mountains, rock hounding, reading and crocheting.

She is survived by her sons Lewis D. Martin of Leadville and Keith R. Martin of Hayden, Colorado; daughters D. Michele (John) Clapper of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Karen K. (Tim) Mondragon of Pueblo, Colorado; five granddaughters Melanie D. Clapper, Kristin M. (Jeremy) Jaramillo and Lyndsay M. (Ross) Schustedt all of Colorado Springs, Sydney J. (Bobby) Tillman and Tiffany A. Mondragon both of Pueblo; great grandchildren Meleah M. and Dakoah G. Jaramillo of Colorado Springs and Alexander M. Mondragon, Ellyanna R. and Braxton K. Tillman of Pueblo and numerous nieces, nephews  and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers George and Billy Joe Mullings and sister Mary Ellen Speeze.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Leadville, Colorado. There will be a reception following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the First Baptist Church or your favorite charity.

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Carol L Schutte
   Posted Mon April 03, 2017
David and I loved this dear lady and will always remember the good things she did for lots of people. I called her kool-aid lady at Bible School. She was so faithful to serve. God bless

Ron & Janet Garrett
   Posted Mon April 03, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss.

jim mullings
   Posted Mon April 03, 2017
so dear to my heart! My favorite cousin and "kissin' cousin." She embodied the best of the Mullings heritage. Godspeed to her and her family,

Ann Marie Seme
   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Mrs. Martin was always so kind. She has a special place in my heart. She has been in my life since Karen and I started in Kindergarten. I will miss seeing her out and about with Mrs. Marcella.

Gigi and Paul
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
We were so sorry to hear of your mom's death. I sure have fond and loving memories of her. It's hard to lose your mom no matter how old you are. Just know that she is always with in spirit. What a great lady!

Bob and Terry Olson
   Posted Thu April 13, 2017
We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Mother and Grandma Honey. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rick and Judy Ince
   Posted Sat April 15, 2017
So sorry for the passing of your mom and grandmother. We know she will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Mandi Lozano
   Posted Thu May 25, 2017
Oh my goodness, so sad to hear of Verna's passing. For some reason she crossed my mind today. It has been years since we have seen you all. I have no doubt she, Bob, and my grandparents (Tom and Bernice) are all together watching down on us and having a good time - just as they always did. Sending lots of hugs and love to you all.

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