Posted By Sparta Live | January 26, 2006 12:00 am
Helen Martin, 91, of Sparta passed away Jan. 22, 2006, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Martin was born Sept. 21, 1914, to Walter Green Sr. and Mertie Saylors Green.
She had been a housewife.
Martin was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Martin; four brothers, Levi T., Joe, Walter Jr., and Asae Lee Green; three sisters Marie Howard, Priscilla Johnson, and Mae Gamble.
Survivors include two sons, Jack Martin, of Mt. Juliet, and Gerald Martin, of Shelbyville; three sisters, Elizabeth Merritt, of Sparta, Charlotte Elrod, of Sparta, and Dorothy Golden, of Indiana; four grandsons; five great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson.
Services were 10 a.m., Jan. 25, 2006, at the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Jones officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements