Funeral services for John Audrey Martin, 75, of Bastrop, will be held at Apostolic Faith Chapel in Gilbert on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Virgil Harris, the Rev. Kevin Sanders and the Rev. Tommy King officiating. Interment will follow at Legion Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
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John Martin was born May 13,1933 in San Antonio, Texas and passed away Tuesday March 17, 2009 at his residence in Bastrop. He was a retired Dragline Operator and a member of the Apostolic Faith Chapel in Gilbert. John Martin was devoted to his family and found all his enjoyment in them.
He was preceded in death by his father, Zack Martin; mother, Ina Arverzener Burden Martin; son, Zack Michael Martin; brother, Harold Martin; and sisters, Avis Acker, Ethel Brown, Carolyn Dulancy and Ginger Gilbeaux.
Survivors include his wife Daisy Stinson Martin of Bastrop; sons,, Johnny Martin and his wife Nancy of Epps, Billy Martin and his wife Kathy of Gilbert; daughter, Traci Floyd and her husband Chris of Jones; sister, Vera Williams of Rayville; six grandchildren, Megan and Martin Cook, John Wesley Marlin and his wife Anna, Zack Martin, and Kayla and Evan McMurray; and three great-grandchildren Samantha, Rachel, and John Ethan.
The Pallbearers will be Gene Brown, David Williams, J. D. Williams, Kenneth Martin, John Thomas Eubanks and John Wesley Martin.
The Honorary Pallbearers will be CO. Acker and Richard Bud Acker.
The family will receive friends at Apostolic Faith Chapel in Gilbert from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2009.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Mar. 18 to Mar. 24, 2009