Spencer, TN-Mr. Sidney Burton Martin, age 72, passed away Saturday October 23, 2021 at Cookeville Regional Hospital from a lingering illness. Sidney was born on August 1, 1949 to the late Rayburn and Thelma DeLong Martin. He was a graduate of Van Buren County High School Class of 1967 and a resident of the Laurelburg Community of Van Buren County. Sidney loved his little place on earth and enjoyed working in his yard. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a Baptist and was retired from Nissan.
Sidney is survived by his loving family, wife; Paulette Hale Martin, sons; Chad Martin and Adam Martin, daughters; Jania Marsh, Dawn Giebel and Casey (Chris) Jebelian, grandchildren; Timothy, Kendra, Skylan, Harley, Logan, Silas, Ayden, Hunter and Brooklyn, great-grandchildren; Truett, Branch, Colt, Miraclelyn, Wales and two more on the way, stepchildren; Shanna McCormick and Tara Lewis, step grandchildren; Ben Roller and Michael Rutledge. Extended family and a multitude of friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday November 1, 2021 at 2:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. Bob McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in the Long Cemetery. Visitation hours are Monday 9:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the Long Cemetery Trust Fund for the upkeep of the cemetery.