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Edwin O. Martin

April 25, 1930 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 91)



Mr. Edwin O. Martin, age 91, of Rockvale, TN, died Monday, July 5, 2021. Born in Putnam Co., TN, Mr. Martin was a son of the late Collie Omage Martin and  Bertie Elrod Martin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War era. Mr. Martin was a retired plant manager for International Paper Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Constance Diana Lawson Martin; a sister, Maureen Marcus; 2 brothers, Vernon and Omage Martin; step-mother, Odell Martin;  2 grandchilden, Emily Williams and Rebecca Paison; son-in-law, Wayne Dunham.

Suvived by 4 daughters, Deborah (Wayne) Dunham of Shelbyville, TN, Judith (Donald) Williams of Murfreesboro, TN, Diana (Chuck)  Paison of Murfreesboro, TN, Kathleen Martin of Rockvale, TN; a sister, Irene Deem of Sparta, TN; 5 grandchildren, Steven Dunham, Amanda Dye, Jennifer Buttrey, Victoria Burdick and Robert Paison; 16 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be from 1pm – 2pm, Friday, July 9,2021, at Lawrence Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow visitation at 2pm on Friday. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery in Bedford Co.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill, TN is in charge of the arrangements. (931)364-2233.

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