Martin, Claire Sandra (Cleveland)

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Claire Martin
Claire Martin

Claire Sandra Martin, 81, entered into her heavenly rest on Friday, November 10, 2017.  

She was born in Putnam, Ct., on July 27, 1936, to George and Evelyn Basto Davis.  She graduated from Woodstock Academy in Woodstock, CT in 1955 and attended Northeastern Bible Institute in Essex Fells, NJ.  Sandra and her husband, Francis Martin, ran a camping and marine business as well as a small dairy farm for several years in Canaan, Me. Throughout Sandra’s life her main interest was serving God and worshipping Him by singing in choirs as well as a soloist, attending worship services, being a counselor at the Billy Graham crusade in New York, and serving as camp counselor for teenage girls at the Word of Life camp in Schroon Lake, NY.  She later was a substitute teacher in Christian schools and also the public school systems in Maine and Connecticut.  Sandra moved to Georgia and then eventually to Cleveland, TN where she took many encore courses at Lee University and was considered an alumni.  She is a former resident of the North Cleveland Towers.

Sandra was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Martin; parents, George and Evelyn Davis; brother, George Davis.

She is survived by her son, James Martin (Martha); daughter, Bethany Moilan (Arne); granddaughters, Sarah Orluck (Tom), Rebekah Martin, and Naomi Martin (Hunter); two great-grandchildren Caleb Thomas Orluck and Memphis Grace Scoggins, twin sisters, Jennifer Simms (Phil), and Johanne Wenger (Jim); and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, in the chapel at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home with the Reverend Travis Porter officiating and Reverend Dan Bowles assisting.  Interment will follow in the Old Tasso Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Cleveland Church of God, 335 11th St NE, Cleveland, Tn. 37311.


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