Luther "L. M." Murrell Martin
3/31/1927 - 12/17/2018

Luther Murrell L. M. Martin, 91, of Greenville, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham.  A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Memoryland Memorial Park with Rev. Johnny Hailes officiating.  Visitation will be held at 12 noon until service time at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

L. M. was born March 31, 1927 in Caddo Mills, Texas to John and Ola Jennings Martin.  He married Marguriete Evelyn Hedric on January 18, 1947 in Hunt County, Texas.  He served his country during WWII, with the U. S. Navy.  He was awarded the Victory Medal, the American Campaign Medal and a Bronze Star.  He worked as a truck driver and was a member of Park St. Baptist Church.

L. M. is survived by his sons, Billy Mark Martin and wife, Vickie of Georgetown, Tommy Glen Martin and wife, Debra of Greenville, and Kenneth Murrell Martin and wife, Karen of Caddo Mills; sister, Catherin Mitchell; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Ruth Martin; wife; sisters, Willie Ramsey and Nancy Hart; 2 granddaughters, Lauryn Martin and Kathryn Martin; and great-granddaughter, Jules Martin.

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