WELLSVILLE - Leola Martin, 66, of Wellsville, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Allegheny General Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 12, 1946, in Wellsville, a daughter of the late Eddie and Naomi (Cook) Murphy.
Ms. Martin graduated from Wellsville high school in 1963. She retired as a customer service representative for National Church Supply.
She was a member of Lee's Chapel AME Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Loretta D. Manahan of Philadelphia, New York; one son, Andrew E. Martin of Wellsville; three sisters, Gwendolyn "Gwen" Murphy of Wellsville, Eddie Mae Murphy of Buena Park, Ca., and Nellie Ruth Huff of Wellsville; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Fuller B. Murphy.
A memorial service will be held at noon Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Lee's Chapel AME Church, Center Street, Wellsville, with Reverend Roosevelt Thompson of the First Baptist Church officiating.
Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service.
Roberts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements