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Mr. Clyde Franklin Martin

March 28, 1933 ~ March 26, 2017 (age 83)

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 Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clyde Franklin Martin, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, March 26, 2017.  Mr. Martin was born in Jefferson, Georgia a son of the late Benjamin Dilmus and Connie Adams Martin, was a member of White Plains Baptist Church, was the retired owner of Martin Fencing Company and was a lifelong renowned gardener who generously shared the fruits of his labors with his many friends and family throughout the area.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Martin is preceded by a sister Hazel M. Glenn, and six brothers, Harold, Clinton, Joe Byrd, Walter, Carl and Cecil Martin.


Survivors include his wife of fifty-five and one half years, Frances Ruby Phillips Martin of Jefferson and several special nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Jerry Martin, Mr. Martin’s nephew, officiating with burial to follow in White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.  Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Billy Carruth, Pat Peeler, Heath Martin, Benny Martin, Ted Thurmond, Christopher Gooch, Martin Bay and Jarrett Martin.  The family will receive friends, 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. Wednesday morning prior to the service.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3650 Highway 124 West, Jefferson, Georgia  30549.


Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
3650 Highway 124 West, Jefferson GA 30549

 Service Information

March 29, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
March 29, 2017

11:00 AM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

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