Candy Lea Ann (Tilley) Martin, 40, of North Liberty, Iowa entered into rest on July 3, 2010 in North Liberty, Iowa. She was born November 17, 1969 at Calico Rock, AR to Jimmy and Judy Tilley.
She attended Big Flat School and graduated in 1988 from Tri-County High School. In 2005 she started in phlebotomy school and started working at the University of Iowa Hospital in 2006. In 2008 she transferred to the Children’s Hospital where she worked in the neo-natal ward. She was furthering her education to become a Medical Lab Technician at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was also studying to get her national certification in phlebotomy.
Candy loved her family and friends, her co-workers, her work, but most of all God. In her field of work she got the opportunity to witness to people about The Lord. Candy and Brian rededicated their lives and were baptized in the Mississippi River in Rock Island, Illinois in 2003. They were members of First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Rock Island, Illinois.
She is survived by her husband, Brian and her son, Kolby of North Liberty, Iowa, and her parents, Jimmy and Judy Tilley of Big Flat, AR.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond and Blanche Treat and Jim and Bertie Tilley
Visitation will be from 6 – 8 PM on Tuesday July 13, 2010 at Roller Coffman Chapel in Mountain View, AR.
Funeral Services are at 1 PM on Wednesday July 14, 2010 at Roller Coffman Chapel in Mountain View, AR with Bro. Gary Don Fletcher officiating. Pallbearers will be Eddie White, Brock Stevens, Kurt Stevens, Danny McCoy, Bradley McCoy and Lee Sisk. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tony Enochson, Greg McCoy, Nathaniel Freeman, Kenneth Scott, Russell Gilbert, Roger Morrow and Lane Robique. Burial will be in Stevens Cemetery on Roasting Ear Creek near Fifty Six, AR.
Roller Coffman Funeral Home of Mountain View, AR was in charge of arrangements.