Mr. Alton Martin, age 93, of Hinesville, Ga., passed peacefully Wednesday,
May 23, at his residence after an extended illness, under the care of Georgia Hospice Care. He retired from International Greetings USA of Midway, Ga., and Frazier & Jones Solvay of New York.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Inez Martin of Hinesville, Ga.; his loving children, Ms. Willene Martin of Tennessee; Mrs. Betty Ann (Eugene) Roriex of Pooler, Ga.; Ms. Erma J. Martin of Syracuse, N.Y.; Mr. Terry (Tamala) Martin and Mr. John (Gloria) Martin, both of Atlanta, Ga.; and Mr. Elton (Gloria) Martin of Syracuse, N.Y.; his loving sisters, Mrs. Louise Lovett, Mrs. Clara Roberts and Mrs. Arlie Brown, all of Hinesville, Ga.; his loving brothers, Mr. John D.(Wilma) Martin of Aurora, Colo.; and Mr. Vernell (Beverly) Martin of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; 36 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren and the Shaw family; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family and friends' visitation will be held Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 6–8 p.m. at Pleasant Grove A.M.E Church, 1450 West Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville, Ga.
The homegoing celebration for Mr. Alton Martin will be held Friday, June 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E Church, 233 N. Gause St., Hinesville, Ga., with Elder Henry Frasier Sr., presiding; Elder Darryl Lovett, eulogist; and Rev. Richie Williams, pastor. Interment will be held in the Taylor Creek Cemetery, Hinesville, Ga.
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Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, May 31, 2018
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