Mary E. Martin

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 3, 2008

PENDLETON, N.C.—Mary E. “Sissy Canada” Martin, 95, a native of Northampton County, died May 22, 2008, at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

She was a member of Willow Oak AME Church in Rich Square.

Survivors include eight sons, sons, George Martin of Newport News, Larry, Luther and William Martin of Hampton, Clyde Martin of Murfreesboro, N.C., Robert Martin of Pendleton, N.C., Kelly Martin of Conway, N.C., and Hersey Martin of Baltimore, Md.;

six daughters, Mary Everette and Rosa Martin, both of Pendleton, Lessie Thomas of Cleveland, Ohio, Floreta Edlow of Virginia Beach, Maudie Tyler of Chesapeake and Courtney Turnage of Pigskill, N.Y.; and a host of grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Willow Oak AME Church by the Rev. James Baker.

Burial will be in the Martin family cemetery, Pendleton.

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