Mrs. Mary Jean Murphy Martin, age 80, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017. A graveside service was held at 3pm on Monday, April 24, at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery in Sparta, GA, with Rev. Larry Glover officiating. The family received friends at the graveside from 2:30pm until the service hour.
Mrs. Martin was a native of Hancock County and lived most of her life in Baldwin County. She was retired from Central State Hospital and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Mary Lou Burton Murphy, and her husband, James Lewis Martin, Sr.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her daughters; Karen Lynne Martin Ramage and Debra C. Martin, both of Milledgeville; son, James "Buster" Martin of Milledgeville; granddaughter, Brandy Nicole Simmons; and grandson, Steven Martin.
Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneral.net.
Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on April 24, 2017