Wanda Martin

Wanda Faye Martin

1924 - 2021

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Wanda Faye Martin was born May 1, 1924 in Mena, Arkansas to Ora and Grady.  In 1941 she married James Debbs.  They had six children and traveled together as a logger family.  Wanda came to Washington state in the seventies and worked at Pacific Lanes Bowling Alley, Green Pup Tavern, and Bob's Burger Barn for 30 years.  She loved honky tonking, dancing, WWE wrestling, cooking for her family, and talking to all the customers at the Burger Barn.  Wanda was preceeded in death by her brothers Charlie and kenneth, sisters Oneda, marie, and Reba, Mama Ora and Dad Grady; children Mary Lee, Danny james, Robert Eugene, Carol Sue and Barbara Louise; Grandchildren Connie Sue and Matthew.  She is survived by her daughter Debbie Jo, 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.  The memories she helped create are tattooed on the souls of the ones who loved her the most.  She left this earth with love surrounding her on November 20, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington.  The love we have for you is endless.  If it could have saved you, you would have lived forever.  

Celebration of Life will be held on December 12, 2021 at Lake Lawrence Lodge, lower lodge, 15735 Topaz Drive SE  Yelm, Washington 98597 at 1:00 p.m.  Potluck following service.

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