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Marshall Webb Martin

Mr. Marshall Webb Martin of 3060 Chatham Road, Halifax died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 89.

He was born in Halifax County on July 26, 1920 to the late James T. and Alice Tatum Martin and was married for 62 years to the late Eula Glascow Martin.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Mr. Martin is survived by a daughter, Alice M. Cole and husband Henry of Virgilina; a son, Wayne Martin and wife Linda of Danville; two grandchildren, Lynn C. Bowes and Robert Cole; three great-grandchildren, Stephanie Branscome, David Branscome and Thomas Cole.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by four sisters, Annie Crenshaw, Maude Shields, Peggy Martin and Lona Martin; and by five brothers, Wesley Martin, Claude Martin, Lacy Martin, Oscar Martin and Joe Martin.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home Tuesday night from 7-8:30 and at other times at the home of his daughter, Alice Cole, 1135 Ford Lane, Virgilina.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Florence Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 162, Virgilina, VA 24598.

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