January 1st 2010
Frances Virginia Martin, 89, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at Oasis Health and Rehabilitation.
Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Hutto officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Martin was born March 7, 1921 in Yazoo County to Oscar Taylor Neely and Fannie Barrett Neely. She was a homemaker and a member of Short Creek Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Martin; a daughter, Shirley Miniver and a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Ann Martin.
Survivors include a son, William Taylor Martin of Yazoo City; two daughters, Marilyn Lewis (J.B.) of Yazoo City and Margaret Douglas (Viven); a sister, Blanche Scarborough of Yazoo City; six grandchildren, William T. Martin (Dusty), Connie Fife (Charlie), James Douglas (Cathy), Ronnie Lewis (Angie), Bill Lewis (Elizabeth) and Russell Lewis (Diane); and 13 great-grandchildren, Amanda Alexander, Adam Alexander, Kirk Douglas, Hunter Douglas, Taylor Martin, Katherine Martin, Jessie Lewis, Marie Lewis, Hope Glidewell, Wesley Glidewell, Bryan Pigg and Jonathan Boone.
Serving as pallbearers were James Douglas, William Martin, Buddy Calliham, Ronnie Lewis, Charlie Fife, Bill Lewis and Russell Lewis.