MARTIN M. MARIE MARTI MARTIN - born in Jacksonville, FL, on Jan 20, 1964, to Lacy Audrey and Martha English Johnson, she passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, following an extended illness. Her family was the core of her life and through her loving and giving nature and involvement with their activities touched the lives of many. She was very involved with the Ulster Project, providing a home for exchange students from Northern Ireland and becoming and remaining close to many of the students. She was very active with the Sandalwood Band as a band parent 2002 - 2006, providing transportation to events and filming, recording and producing DVD's for the band's activities. She was the adopted mother of many in her wide circle of friends, and to their children, she was Granny Marie. She was a member of St. Matthew's Parish. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 31 years, Cary L. Martin; daughters Ashley, Jessica Archer (Otis) and Caryn (Cory Clark), all of Jacksonville; granddaughters Jade and Ivie Archer; mother, Martha Johnson; brothers, Palmer Doyle Anderson (Mutsuko), Camarillo, CA, and Kevin A Anderson (Rebecca), Jacksonville; nieces Chelsea and Cyndi Anderson, Camarillo, CA, Caitlin and Alana Anderson, Jacksonville; nephews Brian and Noah Dreher, Jacksonville; in-laws Bob and Annette Morrow, Middleburg; sister-in-law Debbie Shef (Stu), Fairfax, VA; several aunts and uncles and numerous cousins, along with a multitude of friends. She was pre-deceased by her father and nephew Ethan Anderson. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) or to a . A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

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Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 25, 2012