Shirley F. Martin

Published 6:46 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2011

STOCKTON – Mr. Shirley F. Martin, 81, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at a Mobile hospital.

Mr. Martin was a native of Troy, a former resident of Atmore and a resident of Stockton for the past two years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, owned and operated the Martin Timber Company and attended the Methodist church.

His wife, Betty Gibbs Martin, preceded him in death.

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Survivors include, his son, Dan Steven and Pamela Martin of Gulf Shores; his daughter, Mitzi and Allen Thomas of Atmore; one grandchild, Kimberly Walker; two great grandchildren, Alyssa Walker and Austin Walker; two brothers, Carol Martin of Atmore and Douglas Martin of Bratt, Fla. and two sisters, Lillie Goleman of Bell Fountain and Shelby Hatcher of Atmore.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Serenity Garden Cemetery with the Rev. Homer Stewart officiating and Petty Funeral Homes, LLC. directing.

Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Martin, Harold Martin, Bobby Martin, Greg Martin, Benjamin Martin and Michael Chavers.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the VFW.