Martin, Emily Jo Mrs. – Obituary

Emily Jo Martin, 87, of Milwaukie, a former longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 5, 2002, at the Willamette Falls Hospital at Oregon City.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Gladstone Christian Church.

Emily Jo Gholston was born on March 17, 1914, at Stonewall County, Texas. She worked as a registered nurse at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Baker City for 35 years. She retired in 1983. She moved to the Gladstone and Milwaukie areas from Baker City in 1996.

Mrs. Martin was a member of the Gladstone Christian Church and the Baker City Christian Church. She was on of the first presidents of the Baker City Nurses Association and a 50-year member of the Baker City Garden Club.

Survivors include her sons, Valton and Landon Martin; a daughter, Chleo Pearson; and sisters, Carol Ulery and Noma Himmel.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The Family Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 8, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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