Mary Jane Hall Martin, 86, of Morgantown, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2011 at the Morgantown Care and Rehab in Morgantown. She was a Basket, Kentucky native, daughter of the late William Mason and Olia T. Howard Hall, and wife of the late Jewel C. Martin. Mary was a member of Cool Springs General Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by two daughters - Phyllis Cartwright and Iva Nell Martin; three granddaughters - Claira Martin Drake, Tessa Elizabeth Moore and Kimberly Denise Martin; five sisters - Mamie Lee Goodley, Paulina Howard, Margaret Evans, Virginia Olia Hall and Leona Esther Hall; and two brothers - Leonard and William Hall. Memorial contributions may be to Cool Springs Cemetery Fund at 1255 Cool Springs Road, Morgantown, KY 42261.
Mary Jane Hall Martin is survived by four sons - David Martin and wife Javene of Huntsville, KY; Don Martin of Morgantown, KY; Jewel Martin Jr. and wife Pam of Central City, KY; and Mike Martin and wife Regina of Morgantown, KY; six daughters - Alice Martin of Louisville, KY; Peggy Williams of Charlestown, Indiana; Iris Moore of Morgantown, KY; Doris Vissing and husband Bob of Shepherdsville, KY; Gerri Adams of Vidor Texas; and Debbie Guthrie and husband Keith of Medora Indiana; son-in-law Max Cartwright of Bowling Green, KY.; brother Clement Hall “Jinx” of Alexandria Virginia; 28 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; several great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Cool Springs General Baptist Church on Thursday December 8, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Jewel Martin Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Cool Springs Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday, December 7, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Chapel and Thursday visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until funeral time at the Cool Springs General Baptist Church.