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Elijah Sterling Martin
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1920
Death: Sep. 28, 2011

90 year old Elijah Sterling Martin of the Jefferson Community passed away Wednesday at Centennial Medical Center. He was a retired factory worker and a member of the Mount Hope The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Virgil Hibdon, Jr. will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nannie Young Martin; his wife, Roberta Adcock Martin; five brothers, J.W., R.D., Chris, Gordon, and John Martin; and a sister, Ruby Martin. Survivors include two daughters, Donna and husband Dwight Knowles and Rita Martin. Four grandchildren, Nathan Estes, Andy and wife Emily Estes, Shelly and husband Chad Jennings and Jared and wife Karen Knowles. Five great grandchildren, Hunter and Emma Jennings, Isaac and Katherine Knowles, and MaKayla Cornett all of Smithville. Family friend and caregiver, Jo Nell Martin of Smithville. Two sisters, Robbie Sewell of Florida and Sibyl Bess of McMinnville. Sister-in-law, Sharon Martin of Florida. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Roberta Adcock Martin (1924 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jefferson Cemetery
DeKalb County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: imagal49
Originally Created by: Larry Moore
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80233519
Elijah Sterling Martin
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