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Marcus Martin, Jr.

October 5, 1937 April 17, 2021
Marcus Martin, Jr.
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Obituary for Marcus Martin, Jr.

Marcus Martin, Jr.
Crystal Springs, MS

Marcus Martin, Jr., 83, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Baptist Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Harmony Baptist Church in Crystal Springs with burial following in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for the visitation beginning at 12 Noon Tuesday.

Mr. Martin was born on October 5, 1937 in Attala County, MS, the son of the late Marcus Martin, Sr., and Betty Martin. A hard worker, he was employed as a painter for most of his life, first working for different contractors before opening his own business. A true outdoorsman, Mr. Martin enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He often could be seen driving his riding lawn mower pulling his trailer.

He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Mr. Martin cherished spending time with his family and friends and was known to never meet a stranger. He also loved animals, especially his chickens and his dogs, Brandy, Pepper and Nala.

Mr. Martin will most be remembered as a loving husband, a beloved father, a devoted grandfather, a cherished brother and a friend to many.

Along with his parents Marcus Martin, Sr., and Betty Martin, he is also preceded in death by brothers and sisters, James Martin, Julia Howard, Jean Odom and George Martin.

He is lovingly survived by his wife, Esther Martin of Crystal Springs; a daughter, Cynthia Martin Swinney and husband Bill of Crystal Springs; his grandchildren, Ashley Swinney of Crystal Springs; Marc Swinney and his wife Taylor of Crystal Springs and Evan Slay of Crystal Springs, MS. He is also survived by a brother, Marion William (Bill) Martin and his wife Margaret of Pickens, and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

20

Apr

12:00 PM 4/20/2021 12:00:00 PM
Harmony Baptist Church

6057 Harmony Rd,
Crystal Springs, MS 39059

Harmony Baptist Church
6057 Harmony Rd, Crystal Springs 39059 MS
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

20

Apr

2:00 PM 4/20/2021 2:00:00 PM
Harmony Baptist Church

6057 Harmony Rd,
Crystal Springs, MS 39059

Harmony Baptist Church
6057 Harmony Rd, Crystal Springs 39059 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

6057 Harmony Rd
Crystal Springs, MS 39059

6057 Harmony Rd Crystal Springs 39059 MS
United States
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