Funeral services for Ralph Martin, 85, were held Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Parsons Mortuary Chapel with Bro. Aaron Dowdy officiating. Interment followed at Decaturville City Cemetery.
Mr. Martin passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at Decatur County General Hospital.
He is survived by a son, Terry Martin of Decaturville; three sisters, Carolyn Brasher of Decaturville, Irma Riley of Decaturville and Jeanette Cruit of Decaturville; a grandson, Jonathan Martin; and two great-grandchildren, Jaston Martin and Weston Marti.
Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his wife, Novileen Patterson Martin; parents, Jewel McKinney Martin and James B. Martin; a daughter, Debbie Martin; three brothers, James Ben Martin, Wallace N. Martin and Jim Martin; three sisters, Mary Pope, Margaret Adams and Mildred Rice; and a granddaughter, Dana Martin.
Serving as pallbearers were Randy Taylor, Ted Rains, Shane Rosson, Mike Hays, Lindsey Brasher, and Lance Brasher. Peggy Yates served as interpreter.