Jane Ann (Martin) Noble, 87, was born October 31, 1929, to Elbert Ray and Laura (Glendenning) Martin in Fairfax, Oklahoma. Elbert Ray Martin, Jr. was also born to this union. Jane Ann graduated from Hominy High School in 1947. On December 12, 1947, Jane Ann married Robert L. Noble of Hominy, OK at FarmHouse Fraternity, OSU, Stillwater, OK, where they lived throughout most their marriage. Jane Ann and Robert had four children: William Robert, Jana Jeanne, Robin Lea, and Scott Martin. Robert was a professor of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. Jane Ann's greatest joy came from raising her four children. She was an accomplished pianist, as well as being talented with needlework and knitting. She typed masters and Ph.D. theses for OSU students throughout many years. She also assisted her husband with OSU's Black and White Sheep Show and Sale for many years. Jane Ann and Robert enjoyed travel, often with their close friends, Max (deceased) and Julia Koerner of Stillwater, OK. Their travels include England, Canada, Ireland, China, Australia and New Zealand, as well as many trips all around the United States. Special times were spent with family and friends at Jane Ann and Bob's condo at Table Rock Lake, Kimberling City, MO. The most special of these was their 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Jane Ann was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brother, and his wife. She is survived by four children, Dr. William (Kathy) Noble of Elk City, OK; Jana (William, deceased) Fulton of Crete, NE; Robin (Michael) Hart of Overland Park, KS; and Scott Noble of Lakeview, AR; grandchildren and great grandchildren Robert (Margaret, and children Zachary, Benjamin, Elizabeth, and William) Noble, Yukon, OK; Jacqueline Jane (Jimmie) Pruitt, Elk City, OK; Brent Fulton, Newkirk, OK; Blaine (Brittany, and children Elijah, Noah, Halle, and Micah) Fulton, Gretna, NE; Morgan (Jeremy, and children Avery and Reese) Bergman, Olathe, KS; Lindsay Hart, Overland Park, KS; and Emily (Hunter) Collins, Rogers, AR.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Powell Funeral Home April 1, 2017 at 2:00, Hominy, OK. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Senior Citizens of Hominy, OK, Inc., PO Box 154, Hominy, OK 74035.
Published on March 31, 2017