Leland Martin was born the son of Noel B. Martin and Mary C. Clark Martin on November 8, 1933, in Stone County, Arkansas, and departed this life September 10, 2017, at Shady Oaks Health Care in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 83 years.
He is survived by three brothers, Earl E. Martin and wife, Ruth of Willow Springs, Illinois, Vernon Martin of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, and Leon Martin of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one sister, Velma Rogers of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Noel and Mary Martin; and two sisters, Ruby Parmley and Lorene Martin.
He loved animals, especially his dog, Snow and enjoyed gardening.
He was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
Funeral services for Leland Martin, will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Wayne Hurst officiating.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.
Burial will be in Field Creek Cemetery, near Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.