MARTIN (VETERAN WWII), JOE C - Baxter County, Arkansas | JOE C MARTIN (VETERAN WWII) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Joe C MARTIN (VETERAN WWII)

Norfork Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

US Army
World War II
May 29, 1917-August 5, 1986

Son of Thomas Didamus Martin & Priscilla A. Cope Martin
Born Shamrock, Oklahoma
Died Jordan, Arkansas

(Even though this gravestone shows military service, it is not a traditional military marker, and no mention was made of military service in his obituary.)

*Obituary
The Baxter Bulletin
August 8, 1986
Graveside services will be held at 2PM today at Norfork Cemetery for Joe C. Martin of Jordan. Mr. Martin, 59, died Tuesday (August 5) at his home.
He is survived by seven brothers, Ralph Martin, Harold Martin, Wayne Martin, and George Martin, all of Norfork, Ray Martin of Mr. Home, Claude Martin of Moore, OK, and Junior Martin of Sand Spring, OK; two sister, Fay Sisk of Utah and Hazel Hughes of Wichita, KS; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Martin, a Protestant, was born May 29, 1927, at Shamrock OK, to the late Thomas and Priscilla Cope Martin. He was employed as a laborer.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.
(From the files of Max Parnell.)
(Note; the date of birth in the obituary is incorrect and the one on the stone correct as proven by the 1920 census where he is listed with his parents and some of the siblings listed in the obit.)

Contributed on 4/12/09 by maxparnell
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Record #: 178165

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Submitted: 4/12/09 • Approved: 12/5/14 • Last Updated: 12/8/14 • R178165-G0-S3

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