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Our beloved aunt Thela Martin, age 83, stepped into the arms of Jesus November 20th at Yalobusha county nursing home where she had been a resident since 2012 .Thela was born April 9 1937 to William and Clara Martin in Calhoun County Ms.She retired from Big Yank Corporation where she worked for almost 40 years.Thela was a member of O’tucklofa Baptist Church. Although she never married and had no children of her own she was a blessing and like a second mother to her niece Beverly Joyner Davis. and nephews Mike Joyner and Joey Joyner . She was extra special to their children as well. She was very much loved by all her nieces and nephews.She always loved babies and would have so enjoyed her new great great niece and nephews. Thela loved to cook and sew and made lots of her clothes in her younger years as well as her nieces. Lots of people enjoyed her 7 up cakes that she was fond of making. Thela loved her family and showered them with love throughout her life.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday November 23, 2020 in Oak Hill Cemetery officiated by Freddy Moorman.
She will be greatly missed but leaves wonderful and loving memories for her nieces and nephews-along with her parents she was preceded in death by one sister Ruthie Joyner,Four brothers Delane Martin ,Dayton Martin ,Johnny Martin ,and Bobby Martin.