Rayburn Wright Martin, 94, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Twin County Regional Hospital, Galax.
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Martin was born in Galax on Nov. 16, 1917, to Posey C. Martin and Anna Mae Wright Martin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Quillen Martin; daughter, Jean Hurt; sisters, Euna Lee Hartsock and Alene Sprinkle; and brothers, Reiford Martin, Raymond Martin and Harry Conley Martin.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Larry Blevins of Herndon, Va.; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jim Martin of Galax, Va., and Ron and Raiza Martin of Big Canoe, Ga.; son-in-law, Frank Hurt of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one sister, Iris Harris of Gaithersburg, Md.; grandchildren, Reese Martin, Evans Martin, Anna Winter, Keith Martin, Heather Pyles, Ken Hurt, Kendall Hurt, Leigh Toweson and Erin Blevins; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Felts Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Joy Ranch, 813 Joy Ranch Road, Woodlawn, Va. 24381
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2012