Birdie Anice Chaney Martin, 88, of Lubbock, TX, passed away on Wednesday, April .28, 2021.
Birdie was born in Comanche, Texas on March 2, 1933 to the late Don Greene Chaney and Ninah Mae Roberts Chaney. She had nine siblings and was born the sixth of ten children. She attended school in Comanche and later nursing school at Odessa College. She married Arthur Owen Martin on January 20, 1951. They were married for 17 years until their divorce. She never remarried.
She worked for 20 years in the repair of oil field timing devices with Meter Service and Supply of Odessa. She later worked in home health care until she retired. She enjoyed church, number painting, gardening and studying the Bible. She had a great love for her Lord and savior Jesus Christ.
Birdie is survived by her two children, Arthur Owen Martin, Jr. (wife Jeannie) of Lubbock, TX. and Louise Abigail Martin Nelson of Austin, TX. She considered her two children her greatest accomplishment. Birdie is also survived by one sister, Darlene Peterson of South Carolina, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Cremation services entrusted to the compassionate professionals of Grace Funeral Care.