Ella Ruth Martin, 85, of Wintersville, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. Ella was born on July 17, 1936. She is the daughter of Wilburt and Fern (Strickler) Boynes. Ella was a loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a homemaker, who placed her family first. She loved supporting her grandchildren in their numerous activities and never missed an event. She was an active member of Colonial Baptist Church and volunteered at many different organizations throughout the years.
Ella is survived by her husband of 65 years, whom she married on June 2, 1956, Gene of Wintersville; children Kim (Ray) Mumaw and Tammy Allietta; grandchildren Ryan (Renee) and Blake Murtland, Shawna and Christopher Allietta; and great grandchildren, Airees Murtland and Thomas Arthurs.
She is proceeded in death by her parents, Wilburt and Fern, and son-in-law Michael Allietta.
Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Rd., Wintersville on Tuesday from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Randy Sells officiating. Burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Jefferson County Christian School, 125 Fernwood Road Unit 1 Wintersville, OH 43953, as Ella and Gene spent many years volunteering together at the school.
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