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Ruby 'Vicki' Martin

Ruby "Vicki" Martin

Jun 18, 2009 - Jun 18, 2009
Memorial services for Vicki Martin of Riverton will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.

Ms. Martin died Wednesday afternoon, June 17, 2009, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 59.

Ruby Victoria Layton was born in Morton, Wash., on Aug. 27, 1949, the daughter of Allen and Nina (McKinney) Layton. She grew up in Tacoma, Wash., and was graduated from Mt. Tahoma High School and attended Pierce County Community College and later took correctional officers' training in Des Moines, Wash.

In October of 1977, she married Gilbert Martin in Orting, Wash. They later divorced.

She worked as a cook in food service for the Tacoma school district. She was a machine operator and manager for Post Trucking and worked for Brown and Hailey in the Almond Roca chocolate factory in Tacoma.

She came to Riverton 12 years ago.

Her family said Ms. Martin enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family outing, baking, collecting butterflies, and loved her dogs Missy and Rusty.

Survivors include two daughters, Sonija York and her husband Tom York, Jr., of Riverton, and Gilda Martin and Kevin Wentz of Shelton, Wash; seven grandchildren, Billy, Bobby, Jason, Brenda, Jasmine, Brandi, and Kyle; one great grandson, Brayden; brothers, Clifford McKinney of Memphis, Tenn., and Jonathon McKinney of Tacoma, Wash.; sister, Mary Schrock of Lysite and Jackie Douglas of Roberts, Mont.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Eddie Goddard; a son, Jason Walsh, and sister, Evelyn Harshbarger.

Memorials may be made to Paws for Life, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.