Services for Martha Louise Troop, 59, will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Harvey-Douglas Centennial Chapel. A time of visitation and support for the family will be this evening from 6 till 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The daughter of late Wallace and Anna Mae Ross Troop, Martha was born June 1, 1953 in Lone Grove, Okla., and passed away Dec. 30, at her residence in Duncan, Okla.
A graduate of Lone Grove High School, class of 71, she then received her Bachelors of Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and after another year of studies, she moved to Duncan. Martha opened and operated the Mercantile Store in Duncan for nearly 15 years. She enjoyed working in her store and her dog Annie.
Martha is survived by her sister Ann Vanderburg of Ardmore; niece Susan Young and nephew Mike Vanderburg, great niece and nephews Aaron and Jarod Vanderburg, Hunter and Megan Young, Special friends, Diane Worsham and Debbie Dilbeck; and her caregivers, Holly Tomah, Carin Thornton and Cathy Bateman. She was preceded in death by a special uncle John Ross.
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Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.