Charlotte Martin, age 93, of Rocky Top

Charlotte Martin, age 93, of Rocky Top, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born on March 22, 1925 in Oak Grove, TN to the late James Kelly and Martha Heatherly Johnson. Charlotte was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and had a passion for writing poetry that exalted the Lord Jesus Christ. Charlotte was a Salutatorian of Jacksboro High School. She was well loved and welcomed everyone into her home. She will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, Charlotte is preceded in death by, husband, Homer D. Martin; brothers, Kenneth Johnson and Rev. Charles Johnson; sisters, Louise Johnson and Marjorie Seeber.

Survived by:

Children…..….Gary T. Martin and wife, Beverly
                        Jane Peterson
Son-in-law….Noel Peterson
Brother………Robert T. Johnson and wife Annette
Sister…………Mary Edith Johnson
Grandchildren….Jeffrey T. Martin and wife Ammie, Jason A. Martin and wife Cassandra and 
                              Dr. Sam L. Martin
Great Grandchildren…..Makaela A. Martin and James A. Martin

The family will receive friends at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Rocky Top from 5-7PM on Friday, March 22, 2019 with the funeral service to follow at 7:00PM. Family and friends will meet at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Saturday, March 22, 2019 at 10:30AM and go in funeral procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery for an 11:00AM interment.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

Check Also

Cleveland Loy, 95, of Oak Ridge formerly of Wartburg

Cleveland Loy, 95, of Oak Ridge formerly of Wartburg died Sunday, February 16, 2020 at …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *