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May 18, 1927 - July 15, 2018

Burial Date: July 18, 2018

Committal services will be Wednesday, July 18 at 1:00 pm in the Sunset Memorial Park. Pastor Dale Birchfield will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Melton Mortuary. Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to be at the mortuary by 12:30 pm on Wednesday. Pallbearers will be Henry Hornsby, Mike Keith, Josh Trump, Tyler Trump, Zachary Trump and Henry Hornsby III.

Retice Martin Trump

On Sunday, July 15th, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, our most cherished, Retice Martin Trump of Old Bryson Road at Lester passed away at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington following a very brief illness. She was in her 91st year.

One of nine children, Lena Retice Martin was born on May 18th, 1927, at Lester. She was the daughter of the late John and Maggie May Newman Martin; her brothers, Cecil, Tom, Johnny, Ozzie, Donald and sisters, Hazel Branche and Lavada Fletcher have preceded her in death; Retice is the fond sister of Dorothy Branche of Elryia, OH

A lifelong resident of the Lester Community, Retice was married to Randall Trump in 1946. To their union was born three children, Randall, Stanley and Shirley. After 69 years of marriage, Randall passed away on October 23, 2015, and now, “Oh Glad Reunion.”

Retice was of the Primitive Baptist faith. Retice’s life was her family. They were her world. Among her many interests were raising flowers.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving children, Randall Trump and his wife, Lois of Maple Fork, Stanley Trump and his wife, Sharon of Fairdale and Shirley Kuhn and her husband, Garry of Lester; she was the dear grandmother of Bryan (Peggy) Trump, Mark (Erin) Trump, Jill (Henry) Hornsby, Kevin (Randi) Kuhn and Michelle (Mike) Keith; a granddaughter, Heather Kuhn preceded her in death; the proud great-grandmother of Josh (Sam) Trump, Tyler Trump, Tiffany Trump, Trinity Keith, Brayden Keith, Brooklyn Keith, Makayla Trump, Zachary Trump, Henry Hornsby III, Madison Hornsby, Maycie Kuhn; there is one great great-grandchild, Blake Trump.

Committal services will be Wednesday, July 18 at 1:00 pm in the Sunset Memorial Park. Pastor Dale Birchfield will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Melton Mortuary. Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to be at the mortuary by 12:30 pm on Wednesday. Pallbearers will be Henry Hornsby, Mike Keith, Josh Trump, Tyler Trump, Zachary Trump and Henry Hornsby III.
Retice will be deeply missed by her family and the Lester community. May she rest in peace.