Frances Deloris Martin, 78, of Fort Myers died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011. A Fort Myers native, she graduated from Fort Myers High School then received a B.A. from Florida State University. She was an elementary school teacher for Lee County Schools for many years and a life-long member of First Baptist Church of Fort Myers.
She was married to Ronald "Ronnie" Martin until his death in 1996. They are survived by their son, Dean Martin of Lehigh Acres; daughter, Jennifer Martin-Kramer of Tampa; grandson, Jonathan Martin; and step-grandson, Joseph Walker, as well as many other dear family and friends.
The family will be receiving friends at Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Services on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m.
Services will be held Friday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1735 Jackson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either the Salvation Army or The Harry Chapin Food Bank.