Bernadette L. Martin

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Bernadette L. Martin was born on May 15th, 1965, in Warren, Ohio. She was the daughter of Howard and Eyvonne Martin. She received her formal education from The Columbus Public School System. Being a fun-loving person, Bernadette always made Everybody laugh.

Bernadette Loved her family and friends, and never missed an opportunity to be around any of them. Affectionately known as Mom, Lady Bug, Nana, Big Sis, Bernie, Nette, Jo Jo, Sissy, and Aunt B, there was countless names that she went By and each one of them was special.

She worked various jobs throughout her life from The City of Columbus to Lifecare Alliance, and over 10 Plus years with Cota Mainstream. A Job with which she truly enjoyed Transporting others to medical appointments and various other destinations.

Bernadette was a Member of New Birth Christian Ministries and loved receiving the Lords Word. She was also a Lifetime Member of The VFW Post # 3764 Women’s Auxiliary.

As stated before, She Loved her family and friends, but her True Love has always been Sasha, Rashad and her Grands Arianna, Aniya and Josiah. Recently she added her Fur Baby Bella, whom she had to be around all the time. She had a host of activities that she loved, Traveling, cooking, shopping, dancing, and loved the family cookouts and holidays. Bernadette was also an avid sports fan, who loved her Pittsburgh Steelers and Michigan Wolverines. “GO BLUE.”

She is preceded in death by her grandson Rashad Martin, Grandparents Christine and Cicero Knox, Howard and Juanita Martin Sr., Dad Donald H Neal and sister Kathleen Wilson.

Loving memories will be cherished and kept alive by her Mother Eyvonne Martin of Columbus, Ohio and Father Howard Martin Jr of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Daughter Sasha Martin and Son Rashad Martin both of Columbus, Ohio. 3 Grandchildren, Ariana, Aniya and Josiah. Siblings Michael Martin, Darrell (Paula) Martin
Donald (Charlotte) Neal, Jerry, Micheal, Raymond (Francene), Rodney, Gary, Keith, Kim Neal and La’Vonna Boyd.

Special Sister/ Cousin Vertis Graves, Lisa Neal and Cousin Jerome Talbott.

God Daughter Tyanna; Special friends, Jerri, Judy, Angie, Pat, Nicole and Charles. Sissy’s Ethel and Mozell a long list of Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews other relative and friends.

Tears will leave No Stains, Time will Ease the Pain !

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, September 8, 2023 at New Birth Christian Ministries, 3475 Refugee Rd.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

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Condolence Messages

  1. I miss you mommy may you rest in peace I love you sooo much.

  2. Sending my condolences to the entire Martin family.

  3. Bernie your laughter and your smell were truly be missed may you rest in peace

  4. New Birth Christian Ministries Family

    Deepest sympathy and prayers for the family and friends. May she rest in peace.

  5. To the Martin Family,
    The Dyer Family sends you our love and deepest condolences.
    Bernie loved us and we loved her more.
    I miss her so much.
    It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday.

  6. To the Martin family my deepest sympathy to you all. Berndette you will be greatly missed but you have a bigger job now you are now a guardian angel who will protect and watch over all of us my you rest in peace…
    The Goode family.

  7. Stacy Briggs-Dyer

    My condolences to the Martin Family. Bernadette we really truly miss you. Rest in peace my sister/friend.

  8. Schanell Sanders

    Love you mom! & Through the grace of God We shall see you again!.. Paradise awaits us all. Rest Well Momma.

  9. Ms. Bernadette will be greatly missed she was my Mainstream driver on several occasions and she would always tell me about her grand children. We would always laugh every time I was on her bus. And she was always so helpful taking me to my appointments. I am truly going to Miss you Ms Bernadette Rest In Heaven

  10. Michelle R. Carpenter

    To the Martin Family,
    We The VFW Auxiliary 3764 Sends Our Sincerest Condolences On The Loss Of Our Beloved Auxiliary Sister Bernadette Martin. She Will Be Greatly Missed. We Loved Her But God Loved Her More And He Called Her Home To Rest In Heaven’s Garden….. Rest In Heaven’s Paradise Bernadette, You’ve Received Your Starry Crown And Earned A Well Deserved Rest

  11. Sandra Boo Carpenter

    To The Martin Family:
    Gary, Michelle and I Send Our Deepest Condolences To You All In The Loss Of Your Beloved Bernadette. She Will Be Greatly Missed. You Are All In Our Thoughts and Prayers

  12. Ohio Capital City VFW Post 3764

    To The Martin Family
    Sending Our Deepest Condolences To You All
    Bernadette will be Greatly Missed.
    May She Rest In Heaven’s Paradise

  13. Brenda Gartrell-Campbell

    To The Martin Family
    With My Deepest Condolences In The Loss Of Your Beloved Bernadette. She Will Be Greatly Missed… Prayers To The Entire Family
    President Brenda Gartrell-Campbell Auxiliary 3764

  14. We love u auntie until we meet again watch over your kids n grandkids they miss u the most

  15. Shirley Byers-Brown

    To The Martin Family
    Wishing You Comfort And Peace In All The Precious Moments And
    Memories You Shared, Sending Much Love In This Sad Times. Bernadette
    Will Truly Be Missed By Many.. Rest In Heaven My Beautiful Sister,
    Love Shirley and Queen B (Betty)

  16. Aqua and Alonzo Jones and Family

    Dear Family (Because we are family),
    We send our deepest and most sincere condolences. This hurts! Our Sister, Bernadette, will be greatly missed and she will live on forever in our hearts with the fondest of memories. We are sending prayers to her family and friends in this time of sorrow.
    We love and miss you, Sis!
    Alonzo, Aqua and family.

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