Noveline (Novie)(Cockerham) Martin went to Heaven on Monday, July 26 to be with her husband, Howard E “Bus” Martin; her son, Howard T “Timmy”; and her grandson, Howard James “Jimmy”. She is survived by her daughter Sue (Eric) Henderson; her granddaughters Crystal (Nick) Wood; and Jennifer Martin; her grandson Brian Martin; and her great-grandchildren, Breezie and Tierra Martin; Jason, Hailey and Lucas Wood; and Katelynn Martin; many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to her friends and staff at Woodlands Independent AND Assisted Living for making her feel at home. She enjoyed sitting in the courtyard with her special friends; playing Bingo and Bridge, attending Bible study; traveling (via films) to far and near places; and being entertained by singers and musicians.
Her picture is from her 95th (or as she said her 59th) birthday party in May.
No visitation. Services will be on Wednesday, August 4 at 1:00 PM at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road in Des Moines. Burial will be at a later time. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.