Lucille S. Martin
Lucille S. Martin

July 17, 1952 - March 11, 2019
Born in Birmingham
Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


LUCILLE SHARON MARTIN departed this life Monday March 11, 2019 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. She was born to the Late Leo Beville and Mabel Hart Beville on July 17, 1952 in Birmingham, AL.
Lucille received her education in the Public School System. At the early age she accepted Christ and attended Monumental Baptist Church.
Lucille was united in holy matrimony to Ernest Martin and from this union they were blessed with Bree Ashley Martin.
Lucille was a very outgoing and loving woman. Lucille (Lucy or Cille) was a affectionately known to many and loved by many friends and acquaintances especially down “The Bottom”.
Lucille was the hostess with the mostest, always entertaining holiday parties, barbecues and “Just Because” parties. She was an excellent cook and was known for her potato salad and her macaroni and cheese. She loved getting dressed from head to toe and going to community events and cabarets.
Lucille was employed with the City of Philadelphia Police Department and served 20 years a month and a day as a police officer. She was the first black female police officer from West Philadelphia. After retiring in September 1997, she worked and kept herself busy. She worked for the School District of Philadelphia for 10 years.
Lucille was a member of SOLE (Sentinel of Law Enforcement) and served as a secretary and leader of the entertainment committee. She took up crocheting as a hobby. She loved arts and crafts, that was one of the many talents. So much so when her grandson had a school project due the project then became her own. She will truly, truly be missed by all that knew and loved her.
Lucille leaves behind to cherish: one daughter, Bree Martin; one grandson, Briere Torrence; one step grandson, Denum Torrence; their father, Levon Torrence; two brothers, Leo and Francis Beville; four brothers-in-law, Arthur, Tyrone, Oliver, Donald Martin, Richard Davis and Ernie Mitchell. god sister, Dr. Pam Young; six sisters-in-law, Jeanette Beville, Willie Mae Beville, Teresa Martin, Theodora Boyd, Patricia Fawcett and Marian Mitchell; and a host of nieces, nephews and beloved friends.
Lucille was preceded in death by: two brothers, Thomas and Anthony (Tony) Beville; and one sister, Vanessa Beville.

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Monumental Baptist Church
4948 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA US 19139
Friday, March 22, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Philadelphia, PA US
Friday, March 22, 2019