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Julia K. Martin

August 7, 1930 ~ April 19, 2021 (age 90)


Julia K. Martin, age 90, of Reynoldsburg, died Monday, April 19, 2021 at Echo Manor in Pickerington. She was born August 7, 1930 in Columbus to the late Coulter Earl & Dorothy E. (Kinney) Paugh. She was a retired head dietician for Columbus Public Schools, and was a member of BPOE #37 in Grove City and OAPSE. She especially enjoyed reading her Bible and sewing, and was a member of the Buckeye Country Music Association.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy A. Martin, Sr.; her son, Billy A. Martin, Jr.; and brothers, George (Marlene) Paugh and Hugh “Woody” Paugh.
She is survived by her daughter, Jean (David) DeMatteo; grandchildren, Carl (Tinna) DeMatteo, Jr., Bill (Sara) DeMatteo, Tonya (Terrance) Walker, Billy Ray Martin, and Trevor Martin; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Minutilli and Dorothy Lerum; brothers, Coulter “Buzz” (Blanche) Paugh, Jr., James (Kathleen) Paugh, Carl “Bob” (Betty) Paugh; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may visit 3-5 pm Sunday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Road N. (St. Rt. #256), Pickerington, where funeral service will be held 10 am Monday with her nephew, the Rev. Carl Paugh, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Twp. Cemetery in Blacklick. Masks are required in the funeral home and social distancing must be observed.
Seating is limited in the chapel and a livestream of the service will be available at the link posted below. The link will be available beginning Monday morning at 9:55 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations toward the funeral expenses can be made at

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 4/26/2021 at 09:55 AM, Eastern Standard Time.


April 25, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
550 Hill Rd. N
Pickerington, OH 43147

April 26, 2021

10:00 AM to TBD
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
550 Hill Rd. N
Pickerington, OH 43147


Jefferson Township Cemetery

Blacklick, OH

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