Originally created 05/15/04

Mrs. Johnnie Martin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Entered into rest on May 13, 2004, at her residence, Mrs. Johnnie M. Martin, wife of the late Herman Lee Martin. Mrs. Martin was born in Cottageville, S.C., and had lived in Augusta most of her life and was a member of Marks Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughters; Ruby Johnson of Augusta, Elizabeth Waits of Lincolnton, Ga. and Eloise Wilson of Harlem, Ga., brother; O.Z. Melcher of Ridgeville, S.C., 12 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by daughters; Lucy Timmerman and June Martin and a son; Bubba Martin. Graveside services will be Monday, May 17, 2004, 1 p.m., at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Michael Davenport and Rev. Steve Melcher officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, May 16, 2004 from 6 until 8 p.m. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd. Augusta, GA 30907 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChro nicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 15, 2004