Doris K. Martin

Doris K. Martin, 87, formerly of Altoona, passed away Dec. 23, 2013, at Atherton Baptist Home in Alhambra, Calif.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel A. and Mary E. (Bassler) Jones.

Surviving are two sons: Bill and wife, Susi, of Duarte, Calif., and Kent and wife, Maurie, of Altoona; a daughter, Kathleen Montgomery and husband, Dale, of Arcadia, Calif.; three grandchildren: Sean, Stephan and Rayan Montgomery; five great-grandchildren: McKenzie, Parker, Madelyn, Tayler and Colton Montgomery; and a sister, Margaret Martz of Charleston, S.C.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel E. Jones.

Doris was a graduate of Altoona High School and Presbyterian Hospital Nursing School. She retired as a nurse supervisor from Valley View Home in Altoona. She was an active member of the Altoona Chapter of Sweet Adelines and Llyswen United Methodist Church, and her greatest love was for her family.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Llyswen United Methodist Church, 308 Coleridge Ave., Altoona, by Pastor Charles Baughman. Interment will be at Dry Hill Cemetery in Woodbury.

The family requests that contributions be made to the church in Doris’ memory.