Wayne Martin

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Wayne Martin, 68, of Hoxie passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center. He was born July 24, 1943, in Manila to Earnest and Beulah Gould Martin. He had lived in Lawrence County the past 30 years and was self-employed as a used automobile dealer. He also served in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Kay Martin of Hoxie; sons, James Miller of Paragould, Billy Martin of Hoxie, Jerry Martin of Walnut Ridge, Greg Martin of Leachville, Marty Martin of Rogers; sisters, Faye Howard of Somerville, Texas, Judy Whatley of Augusta and Barbara Skinner of Augusta; brother, Earnest Martin, Jr. of Manila; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge with Gary Galloway officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until service time.

Pallbearers will be Gary Wagoner, Willie McGiver, Ernie Skinner, Randy Martin, Wendall Allen and Michael Pasley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Martin, Johnathan Martin, James Parlow and Ray Hefner.