Lelia passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado.
Lelia was born November 2, 1927 to Elza Ernest Hobson and Pearl Marie Ellis. She was the oldest of their three children. Her parents, sister, Ruby Fern Horak and brother, Carl Leroy Hobson precede her in death.
Her husband Ollie Goodloe Martin also precedes her in death. Lelia and Ollie were married October 18, 1958 at First Assembly of God Church in Harlingen.
Lelia is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Ann Collins and her husband Dennis Bryan Collins and grandson, Michael Collins of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Lelia attended Bible College, later employed and retired from Southwestern Bell. She then attended and graduated from Valley Baptist Medical Center School of Vocational Nursing.
She was a giver in life always willing to help, whether in nursing or being a volunteer host to children in school. Worshipping and studying the bible was always the way she lived her life.
Luke 23:43 “Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.”
I’m with Jesus now. No more sorrow no more pain. Rejoice!
Funeral services will be held at Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Anderson officiating at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 20, 2020. Burial will follow at Mont Meta Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until service time at Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home.
For those desiring, memorial donations may be made to Rio Hondo Baptist Church or a charity of choice.
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