LULA – Gene Edison Martin, 70, died Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Born on March 27, 1939, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Dee and Cynthia Haynes Martin. He was a truck driver and was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by a brother, William D. Martin; and sisters, Betty Jo Langley and Maxine Marie Moss.
Survivors include his companion, Ruth Downey, Lula; sister, Annette M. Beck, Hoschton; brothers and sisters-in-law, William Tony and Hazel Martin, Cleveland, and Kenneth Phillip and Shirley Martin; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 23, at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.