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Grady Martin

November 28, 1939 — November 22, 2020

College Grove, Tennessee

Mr. Grady T. Martin, age 80, died Sunday morning, November 22, 2020 at his home in College Grove, Tennessee. Mr. Grady was born in Nashville, Tennessee and was a son of the late Ellis D. and Bertha Spillman Martin. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Horace Hayes Martin and Ellis “Dick” Spillman Martin; and a sister-in-law, Margie Martin.

Mr. Martin retired after 43 years of service  from the State of Tennessee, Department of Treasury.  At retirement he was the Director of Management Services  for the Department of Treasury.

Mr. Martin is survived by his wife of 44 years, Renee L. Martin, College Grove, TN; daughter, Georganne (Chuck) Holland, Chapel Hill, TN; sister-in-law, Betty Martin, Nashville, TN; and several nieces and nephews. Family members will receive friends on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Pam Wells, Rev. Ed Coy and Steve Adams officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee.

Greg Martin, Nate Martin, Jeff Bohan, Timothy Fleming, Troy Ledford, and Chuck Holland will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be State of Tennessee, Department of the Treasury Employees, Ed Hennessee, Tom Perry, Wyman Asbill, Richard Kelton, Jesse Nelms, Robert Nelms, Robert “Whit” Whitworth, Joe Rozell, Wayne Cook, Ronald “Pepper” Martin, and Tommy Garrett.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Food Pantry at College Grove United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 216, College Grove, TN 37046.

In Light of the present health crisis, everyone attending either the visitation or funeral services for Mr. Martin as asked to please wear a mask.

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