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Jewel Martin

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A funeral service for Jewel Martin, 97, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Johnston officiating.

Interment will follow at Posey Cemetery with Dale Evans, Orvie Don Chapman, Paul Myford, Joe Carson, Jackie Boles Jr. and Charles Franklin Chapman serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Martin died Sunday evening, Aug. 11, 2013, at Sunny Springs Nursing Home.

Jewell Martin was born in Hopkins County on Nov. 20, 1915, the daughter of Charles E. Chapman and Dora (McCarty) Chapman.

She married L.T. “Son” Martin in Sulphur Springs on March 25, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1983.

Mrs. Martin was a homemaker. She was also a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday School Class, the WMU Baptist Women Mission and was a pre-school Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include one son, Doug Martin and wife, Belinda, of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren Greg Martin, Brad Martin, Chad Martin and Rhonda Whittle; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at: www.murrayorwosky.com




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