Joseph R. "Joe" Martin

Joseph R. (Joe) Martin, age 74, of Ellenwood passed away Saturday, October 13, 2012.

Joe is survived by: his wife of 47 years, Susan K. Martin; three children, Kelley Martin, Julie Walton & husband Russell and Jody Martin & wife Deborah; four grandsons, Justin, Corey and Chris Walton, Adam Martin; two sisters, Joanne Bennett & husband Bill and Sara Hill & husband Rev. Wilburn Hill; three brothers, John Martin, Jerry Martin & wife Shirley and Wayne Martin; several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Joe was retired from Marta after 34 years of service, was a former president of the Fairview Civic Club and Fairview Athletic Association. The family request the Statun High School Class Mates of Joe to be Honorary Escorts.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday October 17th at 11 a.m. at the Heritage Hills Baptist Church. Pastor Joe Hughes and Rev Doug Ferguson will officiate. Interment will be in the Fairview Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, October 16th from 4 – 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may send contributions to Heritage Hills Baptist Church 2987 Hwy. 212 SW Conyers, Ga. 30094 770-922-2027.

Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231, was in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Oct. 15 to Nov. 14, 2012