Originally created 10/31/00

Mr. Thelmage Martin



KITE, Ga. - Mr. Thelmage "Sam" Martin, 77, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur Conley officiating. Burial will be in Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Johnson County.

Mr. Martin, a native of Emanuel County, was a logger and a member of Faith Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Wayne Hutson Martin, Kite; two daughters, Delaine Cook, Kite, and Deborah Claxton, Wrightsville; two brothers, Joby Martin and Hines Martin Jr., both of Kite; two sisters, Loretta Meeks and Ruth Faircloth, both of Swainsboro; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.