Kathryn Dott (Lyon) Martin

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Kathryn Dott (Lyon) Martin

March 22, 1920 - October 13, 2018

Kathryn Dott (Lyon) Martin Kathryn Dott (Lyon) Martin was born March 22, 1920 in Geary, Okla. to Thomas Nolan and Lena Dott (Zinn) Lyon. She peacefully left this earth on Oct. 13, 2018, in Oklahoma City, Okla., surrounded by her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Marshall Martin, and, her three brothers, Paul, Neal and Wade Lyon.
Kathryn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She met her husband, Marshall, in a classroom at Oklahoma State University. On Easter Sunday, in 1941, they were married in her home, in the same room where she was born. Kathryn and Marshall spent the better part of their 53 years of marriage raising their four children in Edmond, Okla., in the Capital View and Clegern Place neighborhoods.
Kathryn put God and family first in her life. Her Christian beliefs were her constant guiding light, allowing her to serve as a great role model for family and friends by showing love for all, persistent determination, and acceptance of a diverse world.
Throughout her 98 years, Kathryn remained active and had many interests. She joined the First Baptist Church of Geary at age 12 and was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Edmond for 70 years. She was passionate about sports, especially all things OSU, OKC Thunder and the PGA. Kathryn also enjoyed painting and playing bridge and golf. She loved to read and stay current on local, national and world events. Kathryn's special cooking skills provided great comfort and joy to many over the years. Above all, she was most interested in and participated in the activities of her family and friends.
Kathryn is survived by her children, Marsha Boyle and husband, Andrew, Plano, Texas, Linda Shanks and husband, Ralph, Dallas, Texas, Bob Martin and wife, Sheila, Florence, Ala., and Nancy Reim and husband, Greg, Garland, Texas. In addition, known as Grandma, Nanny and GG, she is survived by grandchildren: Neill Clayton Jr., William Clayton and wife Kimberly, Jeffrey Clayton, Jill Severyn and husband Brent, Andrew Boyle and wife Laura, Brian Boyle and wife Nicole, Michael Boyle, Whitney Neve and husband Fln, Jay Walsh and fiancée Nikki Kelly, Lauren Hickerson, Trey Shanks and wife Laura, Steven Shanks and husband Jason Seider; Travis Martin, Katy Martin, Beck Martin and wife Lauren, Kristin Reim and fiancée Scott Green, Ashley Sloan and husband Austin; great-grandchildren: Jordan Lormor and husband David, Marison Clayton, Micah Clayton, Avery Severyn, Jack Severyn, Morgan Boyle, McKenna Boyle, Peyton Boyle, Andrew Boyle, Jacob Hickerson, Benjamin Hickerson, Zachary Hickerson, Sarah Hickerson, Marshall Neve, Olivia Neve, Calvin Shanks, Henry Shanks, Grace Walsh, JJ Walsh, Kyle Seider, Reagan Martin, Jade Reim, Dallas Green, Kate Sloan; and great-great-grandchildren: Renick Lormor, Galilee Lormor and Magdalene Lormor. She will also be missed by loving nephews, nieces and her many special friends.
The family extends their gratitude to Kathryn's loving caregivers who assisted her throughout her later years.
In lieu of flowers, the family gratefully welcomes donations to Boy's Ranch Town, 5100 E. 33 St., Edmond 73013 (www.obhc.org), or any charity of choice.
Viewing available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond.
Services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, October 20, 2018 at First Baptist Church, Edmond, with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Edmond.
Published on October 16, 2018
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