Helen Martin

Helen Lula Martin, 65, passed away after fighting a long battle with diabetes, leukemia and terminal dementia on April 7, 2016.  A Celebration of her Life and memorial gathering will be held 3:00 – 5:00 PM, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, Missouri.

Helen was born July 17, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is preceded in death by; son, Thomas Lee Martin and her mother and father.  Survivors include: husband of 47 years, James Martin SR, Independence, Missouri; son, George Martin, Independence, Missouri; sons & daughters-in-law, Edward & Paula Martin, Independence, Missouri, James & Samantha Martin, Raytown, Missouri; daughters & sons-in-law, Judy & Jesse Mitchell, Independence, Missouri, Carolann & James Francisco, Independence, Missouri; twenty grandchildren; and the Miller family.



  1. Sherrie Ilgenfritz on April 11, 2016 at 7:04 pm

    Thinking of James Sr, and the family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am so very sorry.

  2. Lori Coffman on April 11, 2016 at 7:35 pm

    I have known this family for a long time and my heart breaks for them. The Angel above them is a very special lady. A wonderful wife , mother and friend will be very much missed. My prayers and thoughts are with all of these wonderful people this woman created. Missing you Helen Martin. Xo

  3. Pamela Kipper on April 12, 2016 at 11:12 pm

    I have known Helen for fifty years I grow up with all the girls Helen Joann and Carol our thoughts are with the family and Helen only sister left carol… she finely at peace out of pain walking with our Lord Jesus Christ and one day she’ll we’ll be reunited with her husband children brother sister mother and family and everyone who loves her sending prayers along with our condolences.from the Kipper family

  4. George W Martin on January 13, 2023 at 7:26 am

    Mom you are on my mind and in heart every day and I miss you so much that it’s not explainable when you decide to go to the places of heaven you took a big part of me with you not only I was born on mother’s Day it kills me every birthday thinking about you I love you with all my heart mom and miss you dearly one day we will be together once again

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