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Mazell Hix Martin
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Funeral services for Mazell Hix Martin, 82, of Alto, were held at 4 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Crossroads Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell and the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating. Burial followed in Living Mission United Methodist Church cemetery.

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

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, April 9, 2014