Walter Mae 'Mimi' Martin

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Walter Mae "Mimi" Martin, 92, of Lepanto died at her residence Friday, May 16, 2008.

She was born July 4, 1915, at Millington, Tenn., and was of the Baptist faith.

Martin was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Martin; one daughter, Wanda Martin; three half brothers, Cal Finchum, Carl Finchum and Hodge Finchum; and one grandson, Wayne Rice.

She is survived by one daughter, Jessie Mae Martin of Lepanto; a granddaughter, Linda Price of Lepanto; two grandsons, Phillip Price of Lepanto and Eric Price of Jonesboro; and one great-great-granddaughter, Felicity Price of Jonesboro.

Funeral services were Monday, May 19 at Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto with Troy Martin officiating. Burial followed in Potter Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ricky Smith, Ronny Smith, John Henderson, Eddie Felks, Chris Oakes and Jeremy Oakes. Honorary pallbearers included Johnny Smith, Ricky Laden, Dan'l Portis, Mik'l Portis and Steve Jernigan.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Goldsby Library at Lepanto.