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Evelyn K. Martin

December 19, 1920 — December 9, 2009

Mrs. Evelyn K. Martin, 88, of Lakeland, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Lake Irma Assisted Living in Lakeland after a lengthy illness. She was born on December 19, 1920 in Clinch County to the late Lonnie Alvin and Henrietta Lee Knight. Mrs. Martin was a native of Clinch County and lived most of her life in Clinch and Lowndes County. She was a restaurant manager and a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

Mrs. Martin is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Alva Knight of Dupont, one son, Thomas "Tim" William Powell III of Nashville and one granddaughter, Linda (Bug) Elizabeth Powell of Nashville. She leaves two sons, Roger L. Martin (Linda) of Valdosta and John David Powell, Sr. (Linda) of Homerville, five grandchildren, John David Powell, Jr. (Donna), Tim Powell, Amy Fender (Steven) and Teresa Sherrod, all of Homerville, Carrie Hines (William) of Macon and a daughter in law, Maureen Powell of Macon, nine great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 11, 2009 at eleven a. m. at the graveside at North Cemetery in Dupont with Reverend Murrell Bennett officiating. Burial will follow. Pallbearers will be John Powell, Josh Delk, Tim Powell, Ryan Palmer, Charles Hines, Mike Evans and Bobby Knight. The family will receive friends from six until eight p. m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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