Allen Lewis "Housecat" Martin
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Graveside ceremony for Allen Lewis "Housecat" Martin 57, of Birmingham, Alabama (formerly of Anniston, Al) will be held at 1:00PM on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Edgemont Cemetery with Apostle Marcus Dunn Sr; officiating. Allen graduated from Anniston High School with the " funky crew of 1982". After graduation, he owned and operated Martin's Carwash alongside of his father. He later found his passion in the transportation industry. He obtained his Commercial Driver's License and became a professional driver for Greyhound Lines, Inc. He joined the Max Transit Team in Birmingham, Al and served in the role of Manger/Supervisor for the road crew until his death. Allen lived life to the fullest, he loved spending time with family and friends. He was loved by many because of his "larger than life personality." The hobby he enjoyed most was motorcycle riding. He developed his love of motorcycles as a teenager, riding alongside of his father and brother. He was a founding member of the Birmingham Harley Riders Motorcycle Club, a brotherhood and sisterhood of individuals committed to friendship and growth. Left to cherish, honor, and remember his love: his loving mother Myrtle Martin of Anniston, Al; his daughter Elizabeth Page of Anniston, Al; his fiancé Elizabeth Bickerstaff of Birmingham, Al; siblings, Antonio Pruitt of Atlanta, Ga, Braddrick (Sabrina) Nolan of Anniston, Al, Phillip Lane of Talladega, Al, Bessie (Derrick) Smith of Acworth, Ga; his favorite auntie, Jean Martin of Los Angeles, Ca; his uncle, Roy Jackson of Anniston, Al; his "brothers-cousins," Apostle Marcus Dunn of Anniston, Al, and Tyrone Coleman of Los Angeles, Ca; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends, Chester Hutchinson of Tyrone, Ga, Greg Stephens of Trussville, Al, Julius Huff of Dallas, Tx, and Levern Wilson of Huntsville, Al. Mr. Allen Lewis "Housecat" Martin, at the age of 57 passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at UAB hospital in Birmingham, Al. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Sharlie Mae Martin and Louis Clark; his maternal grandparents, Walter Jackson and Lovell Jackson; his father, Lewis Amos Martin; and cousins, Eric Massey and Sgt. Rodney Releford. The Martin family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff of the Neuro Intensive Care Unit at UAB hospital for their attentiveness and loving care. Goodson Funeral Home, Inc. directing. 256.237.9771.

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Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 8, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JAN
9
Graveside service
01:00 PM
Edgemont Cemetery
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January 13, 2021
Sending my prayers and condolences to the family. I will miss Allen. He was a wonderful friend.
Nona Lee
Friend
January 10, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Tami Madden
Friend
January 9, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Martin family.
Dorothera Cunningham
Acquaintance
January 9, 2021
"sympathy in this hour"
Bro.Davis
January 9, 2021
Such a great person and so hard to digest that greatness was taken away. Because I do believe you’re going to rest well.....well honestly it still doesn’t make it any better to know you’re gone! It surely was a pleasure knowing you! Until we meet again....
Qadeera
Friend
January 8, 2021
Rest In Peace my friend.
Coretta Grant Morris
Friend
January 8, 2021
CONDOLENCES TO THE MARTIN FAMILY ON A GREAT LOSS .. HE WILL TRULY BE MISSED BY ALL THAT LOVED HIM.....
CYNTHIA DOWDELL
Coworker
January 8, 2021
Our sincere condolences to the Martin Family may God be with you is
our prayer
The Freeman Family
January 8, 2021
You will be greatly missed. Jesus is where all our help come from, lean on Him in this time of sorrow. J.A.Billups(coworker)
Janice Allen Billups
Coworker
January 8, 2021
Allen Martin you will truly be miss. I have never had a friend that knew me better than l knew myself, raise hell with & fuss then turn around & we laugh . I wish cherish the 40 years of friendship & love you. Your friend for life & until we meet up in heaven. Tell all my love ones l miss & love them. Now take flight & enjoy your eternal home. My condolences goes out to your Mom,brothers, daughter, friends & everyone who loves you touched.
Your Forever Friend,
Teresa “Redd’ Scott- Bolton
Teresa ‘Redd’ Scott-Bolton
Family
January 8, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Cynthia Rutledge
Friend
January 8, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Leonard Oliver
Coworker
January 7, 2021
I will truly miss you cousin, until we meet again ❤. Prayers for the family Love ya stay strong
Lisa
Family
January 7, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Martin family.
Peggy Saunders
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