Melinda Martin Obituary (1947 – 2022) – Port Arthur, TX

Melinda Kay Martin, 75, of Port Arthur, was received into Heaven Thursday, June 9, 2022. She was born February 20, 1947, to Mary Helen and Paul Willard Davidson.

Melinda often expressed beautiful memories and stories from her life and childhood with vivid detail. She loved her family deeply.

She was a supportive and loving wife for fifty-three years to her sweetheart, Randy. Her children, Lorie and Matthew were blessed to have a mother that prayed over them daily with fierce endurance extending grace, forgiveness, and mercies to them generously. Melinda’s powerful prayers, spiritual wisdom and faith filled guidance will impact generations to come as they glean from her life’s example.

She was a teacher of many subjects but most importantly she was a teacher of the word of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She had a passion for all beautiful things. Melinda was unconventional in her creativity and decorating, creating with spirited and heartfelt confidence in her gifts.

The encouragement she gave to so many was delivered with gentleness, kindness and love. Her expressions and words were unique and sweetly appropriate, touching many lives through the years. Specifically touching the lives of women in teaching about, studying with and pursuing the things of the Lord.

Melinda lived her entire life for this moment!

Survivors include her husband, Randall Royce Martin; daughter, Lorie Kaye Lewis and husband, Rusty; daughter-in-law, Tish Martinez; grandchildren, Alec Weston Lewis, Noah Martin Lewis, and Grace Nicole Martin; brother, Gary Davidson and wife, Pam; and nieces and nephews, Eric Davidson, Brook Erwin, and Chad Davidson.

She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Matthew Eric Martin.

A gathering of Mrs. Martin’s family and friends will be 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 13, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Buffalo Cemetery, 1910 E Commerce Street, Buffalo.

Memorial contributions may be made to LOVE Lunch sSck Ministry, 1222 Boston Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627; Ark of Grace Ministries, 815 Route 82, Unit 1317, Hopewell Junction, New York 12533; Robin D. Bullock Outreach, P.O. Box 67 Warrior, Alabama 35180; or to Julie Green Ministries, P.O. Box 1252, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722.

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Published by Beaumont Enterprise from Jun. 12 to Jun. 13, 2022.

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