Thursday, August 24, 2006

Gary Leroy Martin, 57, of House Springs, died Aug. 17, 2006, at his son's home in Purdy.

He was born March 24, 1949, in Winona, the son of Charles and Pearl Holloway Martin.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary Martin Jr., of Purdy, and Thomas Martin, of De Soto; two daughters, Chonda Counts and Jenny Martin, both of Winona; five brothers, Sam Martin, of Mountain View, Bud Martin, of Fremont, and Gerald Martin John Martin, and Ronnie Martin, all of Winona; five sisters, Nellie Wurth, of St. Louis, Katie Knight, of Eminence, Susie Elliott, of the state of Oregon, Myrtle Petty, of Winona, and Brena Harris, of Piedmont; and seven grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, at Lakin Chapel in Pierce City. Burial was at Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.