Harold Meaders Martin, age 90, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, after an extended illness.
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Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park cemetery. Dr. Terry Crawford will officiate. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Martin was born on Oct. 26, 1923, in Gillsville, Ga., and was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Allen Martin and Estelle Meaders Martin; a brother, Frank Allen Martin Jr.; and a sister, Mary Martin Wilson. Mr. Martin was employed by Law Construction Co. He was a master craftsman who worked with both wood and metal, enjoyed spending time at Lake Lanier on his houseboat, followed the Atlanta Braves, and enjoyed trips to the Georgia and Tennessee mountains.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ethridge Martin, to whom he was married for 69 years; daughter, Barbara Martin of Douglas, Ga.; devoted nieces and their husbands, Sue and Eddie Waldrep and Betty and Curtis Hubbard; cousin, Mary Alice Segars and her husband, Jackie; and other nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank especially the Homestead Hospice Team members Savannah Smith, Ashley Elmore, Miranda Browne and Phyllis Bennett, as well as devoted caregivers Pam Pfennig, Lashaunda Lindsey, Shatoya Mattox and Yesmenda McKinley.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Homestead Hospice, 1561 Lenru Road, Suite A, Bogart, GA 30622 or Hall County Meals on Wheels, 430 Prior St. SE, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Aug. 19, 2014