Linda was born on May 16, 1953 in Steubenville, Ohio to the late Leslie Howard and Mary (Howard) Wilson. She graduated from Wintersville High School in 1973. She was a prep cook at Eat-n-Park, Weirton WV. Linda also worked for Bulldog Security, Steubenville Ohio and Woolworth (restaurant), Fort Steuben Mall.
Linda was Pentecostal by faith and attended Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Steubenville, Ohio. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, and decorating her home.
In addition to her father Leslie Howard, Linda was preceded in death by her brother Michael Howard. She leaves behind to cherish precious memories, her mother Mary Wilson, her daughter Melissa (Anthony) Smallwood, son, Wayne Martin Jr, beloved grandchildren Jalen, Sa’de’ Smallwood, former husband, loving high school sweetheart Wayne Martin Sr, brother Harold (Lovelle) Howard, sisters, Arlene Howard, Joyce Howard, and will be greatly be missed by host a of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family of Linda Marie Martin would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love during this difficult time of bereavement. May God bless you and keep you in his loving arms.
Family visitation (due to the coronavirus) Saturday April 18, 2020 at 10:00am at Vinson Mortuary LLC 711 North Fifth Street Steubenville, Ohio 43952. Funeral services immediately following at service at 11:00 a.m. Elder David Thomas, officiating.
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