Delesa Raye Wallis Martin

of Cave City, AR

September 17, 1961 - June 3, 2022

Delesa Raye Wallis Martin of Cave City passed away on June 3, 2022 in Batesville.

She was born September 17, 1961 in Batesville, Arkansas to Doil Wallis and Laniece Wallis Jackson of Batesville.

She is preceded in death by her father, Doil Dean Wallis; half-sister, Elizabeth Wallis; half-brother, John Wallis; and husband, Russell Martin.

She is survived by her mother, Laniece Jackson of Batesville; her daughter, Denise Burns (Craig) of Batesville; step-father, Jimmy Jackson (Rose) of Newark; two half-sisters, Carolyn Simmons (Matthew) of Newark and Sarah Lunsford of Mount Pleasant; half-brother, Doil Wallis Jr. of Mount Pleasant; nephews, Cole Simmons (Meredith) and Austin Simmons both of Newark; grandchildren, Violet and Dylan Burns of Batesville; and several friends and other family members.

Delesa loved her cats and had compassion for all animals. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading People magazines, helping anyone she could, and enjoyed writing poetry and all things the color blue.

A memorial service will be held June 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm at the North Heights Church of Christ with Alex Mills officiating.

Memorials may be made in her honor to the Humane Society of Independence County, 5 Environmental Drive, Batesville, AR 72501.

Service Information
Memorial Service
North Heights Church of Christ
200 Warrior Road
Batesville,  AR 72501
6/10/2022 at 5:00pm
Memorial Contributions
Independence County Humane Society
5 Enviromental Drive
Batesville, AR 72501

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501