WINDER - Mattie “Laurene” Martin, 89, died Saturday, January 29, 2011.
Born in Watkinsville, she was the daughter of the late James P. and Addie Bell Brewer Hardigree. She was preceded in death by her husband, Voltie Martin; and a brother, James Ezra Hardigree.
Mrs. Martin was a founder and charter member of The Apostolic Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. She was the “Bingo Queen” at Winder Health Care and was a retired seamstress from Statham Garment Company.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Zelma Martin, Lawrenceville, and Larry and Janet Martin, Hoschton; daughters, Peggy Whelchel, Winder, and Susan Martin, Atlanta; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 1, at 11 a.m., from Smith Memory Chapel, with the Revs. Randy Brock and Bobby Allen officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, January 31, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Activity Fund at Winder Health Care, 263 East May Street, Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.