September 26, 1921 – September 9, 2013
William Bennie Martin, 91, of Huntsville, passed away Monday. He was at Tut Fann Veterans Home for 17 years.
Mr. Martin was an Army combat Veteran of World War II and Korean War. He retired from Redstone Arsenal.
Surviving are wife of 61 years, Jimmie Thrower Martin, daughter, Denzle (Bill) Nelson, son, Johnny Martin, grandson, Chris (Kelly) Bullington, special niece, Naomi Whitaker, special nephew, Marvin Martin, and several more nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by father, James A. Martin, mother, Jettie Ayers Martin and grandson, Jeremy T. Bullington. He was the last one of their 11 children.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 12 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Collier Cemetery with Military Honors, Thursday at 1:00 pm with Todd Oldham officiating.
In Lieu of flowers donation may be made to Collier Cemetery Fund, c/o Marvin Martin, 125 Cherry Tree Rd., Gurley, AL 35748