Funeral services for Ralph Vernon Martin, Sr., 85 of Vidalia, La. were held at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Ron Ledford and Bro. Jamie McCartney officiated. Interment followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.
Ralph Martin, Sr. was born on October 27, 1927 in Fort Necessity, La. and passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at Natchez Regional Medical Center in Natchez. He was a resident of Vidalia and Self Employed.
He was preceded in death by:
Sister-Etta Mae Swilley
Sister-Cressa Lea Berry
Brother-Clifford, Ben, Luke and Tom Martin
Father-Edward Rufus Martin
Mother-Alice Phenia Martin
His Wife, Maudine Martin of Vidalia, La.
Son-Ronnie Gene Martin and wife Sylvia of Vidalia, La.
Son-Ralph Martin, Jr. of Vidalia, La.
Son-Dale Martin, Jr. of Vidalia, La
Daughter-Liz Martin Anderson of Bastrop, La.
Step-Daughter-Julie Gillian and husband Hugh
He was also survived by 20 grandchildren
The Pallbearers were Wayne Dale Wayne, Wayne Tarver, Shane Martin, Dustin Martin, Will Martin, Curtis Martin, Jackie Martin and Christian Martin.
The family received friends at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit youngsfh.com.