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Jack Richard Martin

August 9, 1933 — January 20, 2024



Mr. Jack Richard Martin, 90, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 20th, 2024, at his home. Jack was born August 9, 1933, in Murphy, NC, to Frank and Alwayne Martin.

 Jack was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Anna Martin; his parents, Frank Martin Sr. and Alwayne Martin; sisters, Mary Groves and Dolores Upchurch; and brothers, Frank Martin Jr. and Samuel L. Martin.

 He is survived by his children, Jennifer (Mike) Perkins, Gregory (Buffie) Martin, and Emily Amanda Martin and two step-daughters; sister, Dorothy Mckie; 3 grandchildren, Greg Jr., Joshua, Maria; and many great-grandchildren.

 The following gentlemen and ladies will serve as pallbearers, Mike Perkins, Gregory Martin Sr., Joshua Martin, Emily Martin, and Jennifer Perkins.

 Interment will take place at Martin Cemetery on Thursday, January 25th, 2024 at 1:00pm.

Jack loved children. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to St Jude’s Children Hospital.

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