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O D Martin

O D Martin
Nov. 2, 1928 – June 8, 2023
O D Martin, 94, of Tylertown, died June 8, 2023. He was born Nov. 2, 1928, to the late H T and Maudena Martin. He was also preceded in death by his wife Yvonne Martin and his brother Truly Martin.
Funeral services were June 13, 2023, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home, burial in Tylertown Cemetery, Bro. Justin Knight and Bro. Buddy Day officiating.
Martin was a longtime member and deacon of Tylertown Baptist Church. As part of his service there he went on many mission trips with the church. He was a local dairy farmer for around 50 years. He and his wife Yvonne helped start the Dairy Festival. He was a member of the Dexter Fire Dept. and helped out with the State Disaster Relief. He served as a director of Farm Bureau, Federal Land Bank and Production Credit Services. He also served on the board of Trustmark National Bank. His hobbies included hunting and fishing with his favorite being fishing.
Survivors include his son Larry Martin (Mona); daughters Dianne Crawley (Al) and Judy Dean (Terry); grandchildren Kenny Martin, Karen Beasley (Mike), Angela Torres (Kevin), Patrick Crawley (Jessica), Amanda Puckett (Kenny), Sam Dean (Karyn) ; 16 great grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kenny Puckett, Keith Sanford, Sam Dean, Bradley Farve, Nathan Wicker, and Patrick Crawley. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Magee, Glenn Pigott, and Rex Morris.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Batson Children Hospital 2500 N State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 or to Tylertown Baptist Church for the Elevator fund, 412 Beulah Ave., Tylertown, MS 39667.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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