Obituary for Okie Mae Tibbs Martin

Okie Mae Tibbs Martin, age 88 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Lewis-Gale Medical Center, Salem. Born May 18, 1931 in Bluefield, VA she was the daughter of the late Lee & Effie Funk Tibbs. Her husband, Fred Martin and several brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

She is survived by her


Sharon Martin & Matt Sayers – Pulaski


Jeffery (Ashley) Foutz, Jr. – Draper

Great Grandson

Maddox Foutz

Former Son-in-law

Jeffery Foutz, Sr. – Pulaski


Dorothy Akers

Special Caregivers

Ann Vaught, Margaret Cochran and Becky Gray

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Dale Akers officiating.

Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Monday at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.