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Nona Martin

May 18, 1919 — March 21, 2024


Nona L. (Jones) Martin, age 104 of Kingman, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville. She was born in Danville, Illinois on May 18, 1919 to the late Glen S. & Edith Golden (Ramsey) Jones.

Nona graduated from Westville High School in Illinois in 1937. On November 25, 1939 she married the love of her life, Eugene E. Martin, who preceded her in death on February 13, 1999. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and farm wife. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Senior Citizen's Club, taught Sunday School classes at Centennial Church for 23 years and was a very active member of the Ladies Aide for 24 years. Nona had a passion for people and devoted much of her time serving the church and her Lord. She loved working in her yard, garden and alongside Gene on the farm. She was known for her great noodles and yeast rolls.

She is survived by two sons, Loren Martin of Big Cabin, Oklahoma and Larry (Sally) Martin of Kingman; five grandchildren, Matthew (Lisa) Martin, Natalie (Ray) Bridwell, Tiffany (Bob) Reason, Peter Martin, and Sarah (Ross) Ginter; 13 great grandchildren, Celeste (Dylan) Eagle, Chloe (Jay) Fieser, Seth Martin, Isaiah Bridwell, Christian (Cammi) Bridwell, Esther Bridwell, Malah Bridwell, Sophia Reason, Nona Reason, Max Reason, Ava Ginter, Taylor Ginter, and Ben Ginter; and 2 great-great grandchildren, Noelle Eagle and Noah Eagle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene; a brother, Ralph Jones.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st Street, in Kingman on Sunday, March 24, 2024 from 1:30 pm till the time of the funeral service at 4:00 pm with Pastor Dylan Eagle officiating. Burial will follow at Centennial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Gene and Nona Martin Scholarship Fund, Western Indiana Community Foundation, 135 S. Stringtown Rd, P.O. Box 175, Covington, IN. 47932, or the K.I.T Klub (Keep in Touch), Sterling Christian Church, 109 N Eagle St, Veedersburg, IN 47987. Share memories and condolences online at

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