In Loving Memory of

Helen Jerlene Martin

05/18/1923 - 11/14/2014

Jerri “Grandmother” Martin, 91 of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 14, 2014. Mrs. Martin was born in Steele, MO, but had lived in Gainesville since 1958 after moving here from Michigan. Mrs. Martin was the owner of Martin’s Family Appliance and was a member of Glen Springs Church of Christ. Mrs. Martin will always be remembered as being consumed and devoted to her family and her church. Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Robert Martin and a son Kenneth Martin.

Mrs. Martin is survived by her son Gary Martin (Donna) of Gainesville, her grandsons Chris Martin, Travis Martin, Jeff Martin, and Rob Martin, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Martin will be held 1:00 PM Monday, November 17, 2014 at Glen Springs Church of Christ (2214 NW 31st Ave). Interment will follow at Forest Meadows Memorial Park East. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 3-5 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Meadows Funeral Home 725 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609

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  1. Louise Bizzell Taylor at · Reply

    Sorry for the loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
    My mother’s family lived next door to the Buys family in Steele, Mo., for several years. My aunt Dolores Mae Bizzell was named for Jerlene mother Mae. As a sixth grader Jerlene helped my mother Louise Bizzell survive first grade. She was very glad that Jerlene was at the school to help her. They lived on Burton Street in Steele, Mo, in 1935.

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