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2013-03-07 / Obituaries


Mattie Jean Martin, 86, died March 1, 2013 at the Thomasville Nursing Home. Born Sept. 30, 1926 in Aimwell, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Martha Squires Mayton.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda (Barry) Pope of Arlington and Martha Jean (Buck) George of Moundville; a son, Danny (Brenda) Harper of Greensboro; three sisters, Josie McManus of Sweet Water, Nell Barron of Birmingham and Shirley Daniels of Nanafalia; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Putt Martin; son, Kenny Martin; sisters, Ellen Dunklin, Winona Rinehart and Freddie Parten; and brothers, Otha Mayton and Carlton Mayton.

The graveside service was Sunday, March 3, at Nanafalia Cemetery with the Rev. Carl Williams officiating and Kirk Funeral Home Demopolis Chapel directing.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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