Barbara Martin
Barbara Martin

FAIRFIELD GLADE, TENNESSEE — Barbara Martin, 90, died on September 5, 2018.

She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of Marjorie Kelley and Harry (Pete) Doerr. She was a graduate of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where she met her husband of 68 years, Dr. Thomas B. Martin who lives in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee.

She lived in Ada from 1955-1984. While in Ada she was active in the First Presbyterian Church, women’s clubs and enjoyed time with family, singing, golfing, and a love for animals. She also worked at Ohio Northern University during the late 1970’s.

After retiring to Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, in 1984, Barbara became active in the Cumberland County Playhouse and many other musical groups in the area. She was active in the Senior Olympics as a swimmer and was also a member of several golf groups. Barbara volunteered at the Cumberland Medical Center for several years.

She is survived by her two children, Kelley Cousin, M.D., and Eric Martin and his wife Charlene of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, as well as her husband, Mike, of Gallatin Gateway, Montana. There are four grandchildren: Jon Cousin, Erin Brunner, Thomas Martin, and Wes Cousin, and five great-grandchildren.

Plans for a memorial with gathering of family and friends will be announced at a later date.