Mrs. Martin was born March 4, 1943 in Halifax County, NC, the daughter of the late Sidney Whitby and Adele Lee Whitley Smith. She was also predeceased by a son, Phillip Martin.
She is survived by her husband, of almost 58 years, Jimmie Lee Martin Sr. Her children, Dean Martin (Jill), Jimmie Lee Martin Jr. (Carol) and Barbara Martin. Two grandchildren,
Claudia Allen (Christopher) and Chris Martin. Three great grandchildren, Cyeria Allen,Cheyenne Allen and Cayden Allen.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Massey Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. Randy Martin officiating.
Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Massey Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids, Friday from 7:00 until 9:00 PM.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.haroldmasseyfuneralhome.com