Martin, Norma Jean

NORMA JEAN MARTIN of Franklin, 79, a retired clergy member of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference who also served churches both in Illinois and Indiana, died Saturday, May 7, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 in the Wright Chapel at the Franklin United Methodist Community, 1070 West Jefferson Street in Franklin, Ind. Survivors include: her husband Ted Martin; children Kathye Reily (Richard), Leslye Cathell, and Norman Staley (Marsha), daughter in law Beverly Staley, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a brother Phillip Strickland (Robbie). A son, John Staley, preceded her in death. Memorial contributions may be made to the Camping Scholarships of Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 East Adams Drive Franklin, IN 46131. Online condolences may be sent to the family at