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Joe Lee Martin, 79, Metcalfe County, KY (1942-2022)

Joe Lee Martin, age 79, of Edmonton, passed away Monday, April 04, 2022 at T.J Samson Community Hospital. He was born April 5, 1942 in Barren County, KY to the late Buford and Minnie Forrest Martin.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Smith Martin of Edmonton; one daughter, Robin Garmon (Steve) of Summer Shade; one son, Raymond Martin (Connie) of Edmonton; four grandchildren, Rhiannon Garmon (Derek Mills), Dalton Martin (Bethany Wheeler), Michael Garmon (Cheyenne Perry), and Reagan Harbison (Hunter); two great-grandchildren, Kason and Kambree Harbison; one step-brother Billy Joe Jennings of Glasgow, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Glenna Ruth Hamalian.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 07, 2022, 10amCT at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Dale Copas officiating. Burial will follow in the Gee Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 06, 2022, from 4-8 and on Thursday, April 07, 2022 after 8 until service time at 10.

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