Ruth Weed Martin

July 13, 1927March 10, 2019

IRMO - Ruth Weed Martin, 91, of Irmo, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Carrol Campbell Place. She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace A. Martin; parents, Robert T. (Talley) and Pearle Seigler Weed; brothers, Brady, Carl, Clyde and Fred Weed, along with other family members. Ruth served many decades as both a volunteer with the American Red Cross at Moncrief Army Hospital and as a State Constable. She was a lifetime member of Salem United Methodist Church, the American Legion and served as the National President of the World War I Veterans. In addition, she was an avid gardener. She is survived by her only son, John Barr (Sherry); step-son, Dickie Martin; step-daughter, Rose Martin Cater (Larry); grandson, Wes Barr (Kieth); granddaughter, Sherri “Alison” Johnson (Jim); her two great- grand-daughters and two great-great-grandsons; sister, Lorraine Shealy of Chattanooga, TN, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Salem United Methodist Church with burial immediately following in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. prior to the service. The family would like to thank the staff of Generations of Irmo and Lexington Extended Care – Carrol Campbell place for the excellent care given. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials or donations be made to Salem United Methodist Church – Columbarium Fund, or a charity of one’s choice.


  • Salem United Methodist Church Columbarium Fund


  • Visitation one hour prior to the service Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Burial ~ following service Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ruth Weed Martin

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Avery Bartlett

March 12, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Maxcy Frost

March 12, 2019

This Lady was always very nice to me. I have only the warmest of
memories of Her.