Melvin Ernest Martin

August 26, 1939 ~ October 21, 2019 (age 80)


Name: Melvin Ernest Martin
Age: 80
Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died: Monday, October 21, 2019, 5:52 pm  Place: Heritage Health of Staunton, Staunton, Illinois
Born: September 26, 1939  Place: St. Louis, MO
Father: the late:  Claude Martin
Mother: the late:  Elsie Wolf
Spouse: Ellen  Joanne Askew
       Date of Marriage: June 14, 1975
      Place of Marriage: Bethel Baptist Church, Troy, Illinois
Schooling: attended schools in Belleville, Illinois
Church:  Bethel Baptist Church, Troy, IL.Occupation: Security Guard in Cahokia, Illinois
Interests: A workaholic //  Loved crafts //  Western movies // Loved horses and working at Fairmont
Survivors:   Wife:  Ellen Joanne Martin, Mt. Olive, Il. 3 Sons: Terry Martin of Hillsboro, IL//  Timmy Martin of Mt. Olive, IL //  Benjamin Martin of Mt. Olive, IL // 2 Daughters:   Trina Martin of Mt. Olive, IL //  Angela (Pete) Kirkham of Mt. Olive, IL // 1 Brother:  Claude Martin of Belleville, IL // 1 Sister:  Betty Ann (Mike) Parks of Belleville, IL //  3 Granddaughters:  JoAnn Kirkham, Serenity Martin, Autumn Stagner // 2 Grandsons:  Cole Hendricksoon and  Zack Scoville;
Preceded in Death: Parents: Claude & Elsie Wolf Martin // 5 Brothers:  Richard , Sr. // Robert, Donald, Richard Martin  Jr.//  Jerry Koons // 1 Sister: Carolyn Weller //  Step-Mother: Josephine Robison Martin
Visitation: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 12:00 pm - until the time of service,  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive,
Memorial  Service: 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019, Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois
Burial:  Old Orchard Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Memorials:  Family
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

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October 26, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Memorial Service
October 26, 2019

1:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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