Tifton Gazette


February 5, 2014

Annie Lou Hall Martin

THOMASTON — Annie Lou Hall Martin, 92, of Thomaston, formerly of Crosland, died  Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Antioch Baptist Church, with the Rev. Milton Hill officiating. Interment will follow at Omega City Cemetety.

Casketbearers will be Frank Thornton, Brett Martin, Ryan Syms, Ted Weeks, James Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Andrew Ison, Jimmie Chambers, Brandon Thornton and Bobbie Schweikart. The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. today at the church.

Born March 7, 1921, in Crosland, she was the daughter of the late Tom Bunyan Hall and Florence Carter Hall. She was retired from J.C. Penney’s as a department head and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church of Thomaston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Benjamin Martin; an infant daughter; a brother, Cecil Tommy Hall; two sisters, Bessie Lucile Hall and Mary Hall Corbett; and a granddaughter, Stacy Ann Syms.

Survivors include a son, Terry Alan Martin and wife, Donna, of Brooks.; four daughters, Eunice Swanson of Madison, Ala., Mary Ann Smith of Thomaston, Binnie Hembree and husband, Lee, of St. George Island, Fla., and Betty Renolds and husband, Doyle, of Jackson; a sister, Rubye Hall Meders of Omega; two sisters-in-law, Patty Smith Hall of Athens and Zelma Martin Barker of Sylvester; grandchildren Pandora Weeks and husband, Stanley; Kaley Schwickart and husband, Bobbie; Dawn Hoyle and husband, Charlie; Mary Lynn Fowble and husband, Scott; Jo Ellen Poole and husband, Rob; Frank Allen Thornton and wife, Michelle; Denise Griggs and husband, Chris; Lisa Ison and husband, Jerry; Tara Lester and husband, John; and Brett Allen Martin; 20 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home. www.bakerfuneralhomeofmoultrie.com.

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