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Emory Earl Martin, Sr.

July 3, 1934 — September 13, 2018

Emory Earl Martin, Sr., 84, of Mount Hope, WV passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV

Born July 3, 1934 in Terry, WV he was the son of the late George W. and Betty Harrah Martin.

Emory worked in timber, and later on in life was a construction worker. He was a faithful member of the Kilsyth Freewill Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by a son, Emory Earl Martin, Jr.; and a stepson, Ernest Conner; brother, Emmett Martin; and sister, Betty Jean Martin.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Bethel Shrout Martin; a son, Rocky Martin; three stepchildren, Benton (Wilma) Conner, James (Doris) Conner, and Debra (Jerry) Legg; his first wife, Charlotte Harless; grandchildren, Rocky Martin II, and Michael Martin; three great grandchildren Aiden Martin, Rocky Martin III, and Michael Martin II; ten step grandchildren; thirteen step great grandchildren; two brothers, George Denvill (Mary) Martin of Piney View and and Dennis (Nora) Martin of Piney View; two sisters, Irene Crawford of Illinois, and Shirley (Arnold) Mabes; and a host of nieces, and nephews.

Graveside service will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, September 17, 2018 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Pastor Davey Duncan officiating with burial to follow.

Visitation for friends will be 12:00 12:45 P.M. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope, WV

Pallbearers will include Rocky Martin II, Michael Martin, Jerry Legg, Jimmy Conner, Steve Martin, and Dale Martin.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.
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Monday, September 17, 2018

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