Mrs. Martin died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Aug. 12, 1931, in Madison County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Clara Loggins Hix.
Mrs. Martin was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and was retired from J.C. Penny’s Distribution Center and Scenic View Healthcare. She was a very hard worker who also enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, gardening and feeding hummingbirds. She loved being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was excited about being a great-great grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy Lawrence Martin; brothers, the Rev. Woodrow, Paul, Guy and Cohen Hix.
Survivors include her daughter, Belinda Jones of Alto; son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Cathy Martin of Locust Grove; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Dorsey Haynes of Alto; brothers and sisters-in-law, the Rev. Silas and Alice Hix of Lula and J.C. and Glenda Hix of Alto; grandchildren, Misty Maloch (Chris) of Locust Grove, Tiffanie Pittington (Ron) of Hampton, Rebecca DeAnn Stewart and Samantha Stewart both of Alto; six great granddaughters, three great grandsons and one great-great grandchild on the way.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, April 9, 2014