Alford, FL - Nan Martin, age 71, of Alford, FL. passed peacefully from this world into the loving arms of her Savior Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

Nan enjoyed worshiping the Lord at Compass Lake United Methodist Church and Alford Baptist Church. She was a member of the women's auxiliary as a pink lady for many years. Nan loved working in her yard, socializing with her friends, and spending time with her babies Precious and Rascal.

Nan was a devoted wife of 52 years to the love of her life Earnest "Buck" Martin. She was a loving mother to Walt and Kim Martin of Elbert, CO. and Lee and Courtney Martin of Ocala, FL. She was a loving sister to Bubba and Robin Cox of Orlando and Josephine and Tex McRoy of Compass Lake. She enjoyed spending time with her grandsons Jacob and Kristopher as well as her numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Brown Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Alford Baptist Church in Alford, FL. with the Reverend Bob Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. The family would like to thank Covenant Hospice for the love and care that they provided to Nan during this time. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in her memory to Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E, Marianna, FL. 32446. Friends and family may sign the online register at

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2013