Tifton Gazette


December 27, 2012

Leonard Frank Martin

ADEL — Leonard Frank Martin, 67, of Adel, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Springhead Baptist Church with the Rev. Brantley Seymore and the Rev. Ashley Way officiating. Burial will follow at Springhead Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., Adel.

Mr. Martin was born on Oct. 23, 1945, in Adel, to the late Samuel Leon Martin and Fannie Cleon Touchton Martin. He served in the U. S. Army and in the Vietnam conflict. He also worked for the City of Adel as an electrician until his retirement.

Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Hellen Griffis Martin of Adel; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bryan Evan and Lyn Faircloth Martin of Adel, Chris Allen Martin and Lynda Dalton Martin of Fayetteville and Douglas Shane Martin of Tallahassee, Fla. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Luke Martin, Lyndsay Martin, Lance Martin, Lily Martin and Drew Martin. Mr. Martin is also survived by three brothers, Jerry “Jake” Martin and Bill Martin, both of Adel, and Sidney “Mickey” Martin of Tifton, and one sister, Betty Martin Nolan of Adel.

In addition to his parents Mr. Martin was preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel “Lamar” Martin and Delmas “Larine” Martin, and two sisters, Thelma Martin Gray and Mary Martin Bennett.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com.  Boone Funeral Home is serving the Martin family.

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