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Bernice Adell Martin age 101 of Athens died Friday at her residence.

Mrs. Martin was born January 12, 1916 in Limestone County, she was a homemaker, and the oldest living member of Round Island Baptist Church. Services will be 2 PM Monday at Round Island Baptist Church with Mike Green and Dusty McLemore officiating, visitation Monday at Round Island Baptist Church from 11 AM until 1:45 PM. Burial in Copeland Cemetery.

Survivors include, Daughters, Frances Pressnell of Athens. Linda (John Aaron) Williams of Elkmont. Son, Granville "Pig Iron" (Ginger) Martin of Athens. Brother, David Clifton (Jeanette) Yarbrough of Athens. Eleven Grandchildren, Nineteen Great Grandchildren, and Nine Great Great Grandchildren. Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by, Parents, Alvie & Beulah Yarbrough. Husband, William Marvin (Jack) Martin. Daughter, Elizabeth Faye Martin. Sons, William Morris (Moose) Martin, and Larry Martin. Son-In-Law, Kenneth Pressnell. Grandson, William Martin (Marty) Pressnell. Sisters, Mable Kennedy Yarbrough, Dora Newby, Estell Clem, and Odell Clark. Brothers, Harry Kennedy, Henry Kennedy, Hassie (Buddy) Yarbrough, Lawrence Yarbrough, Eugene Yarbrough, DuPree Yarbrough, and Jessie Yarbrough.

Pallbeares will be Troy Martin, Tim Martin, Grant Martin, Clint Martin, Barry Pressnell and John Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Great Grandchildren.

The family ask that donations be made to Hospice of Limestone County. Spry Funeral Home, directing.

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