Lucille Catherine Martz, a 50 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2010 in Torrance. Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, Lucille was 86 when she died. She was a member of Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Rolling Hills Estates. Lucille went to college for two years. She worked in a library prior to having children. Her hobbies included writing, reading, and listening to classical music. Lucille is survived by her children, Beckee and Rick of Redondo Beach, CA; Jerry and Paula of Flint, MI; Rhonda of Corona, CA; Brian and Vickie of Covina, CA; Bruce and Tammy of Corona, CA; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Sally Litton, and her husband Richard. They were married for 55 years. A Memorial Service will be held at Olive Branch Community Church in Corona, CA on Sunday December 19, 2010 at 2pm. A reception will follow. Lucille will be laid to rest next to her husband, Richard, at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to M.A.D.D., 18726 S. Western Ave., Suite 210, Gardena, Ca. 90248 or Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, Nevada 89053. Directions to Olive Branch Community Church: Go East on 91 Freeway. Merge onto I-15 (exit #51) towards San Diego. Get off on Ontario Avenue (exit #93). Turn left onto E. Ontario Avenue. Turn right at Rudell Road.

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  1. To my dear friend Rhonda, My prayers and heart are with you. I know how much you adored your mother. I am here for you my sweet friend, as you know I still grieve for my mother. You and I now share a bond between two sisters through Christ. I love you very much and you know your mother loved you more than words can describe! She is home with our Father.

  2. To my dearest mother, I have Hope & Faith and trust you are well and enjoying your new adventure in Heaven. Please give Dad a big hug and tell him that I said “Hello.” Please say Hello to my many relatives up there. Remember, I love You. Thank You for being “an outstanding mother” to me. and please ask God to Bless all those who come here to visit with you and leave responses to you and us. In Jesus Holy Name, Amen.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of Lucille. She was quite active and fun–going up to PV in the last years. My heart goes out to you Beckee and your family. RosaMaria

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