Dallas Carl Martin Decatur
Funeral for Dallas Carl Martin, 88, of Decatur will be Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Ridout's Brown-Service Chapel with Bro. Neal Blaxton officiating. Burial will be in Courtland City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Mr. Martin, who died Friday, December 30, 2011, was born November 3, 1923, in Lawrence County to Johnnie Tomas Martin and Pearlie Bessie Godsey Martin. Mr. Martin worked for the State Highway Department. He was a door greeter for Summerford Nursing Home for the last four years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Marie Martin; one son, Grady Lee Martin; one sister, Mable Ruth Miller; and one grandson, Eric Hudson. Survivors include one son, Robert D. Martin; one daughter, Betty Ann Haff; five grandchildren, one stepgrandson, eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; and one brother, Billy Joe Martin. Pallbearers will be Randy Hudson, Rodney Hudson, Slade Hudson, Jeremy Blaxton, Howard Miller and Jerry Jacobs.