Master Matthew "Braden" Martin, age 2, of Trion, GA died Monday, April 5, 2010 in Andrews, NC from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Master Martin was born October 4, 2007 in Fort Oglethorpe, GA, the son of Gene and Rebecca Martin. He was a member of Dry Valley Baptist Church where he was a member of the infant Sunday School Class and the Pre-Awana Club. He was preceded in death by a brother, Brad Martin, who also died in the automobile accident and a grandfather, Gene Martin, SR.

Survivors include his parents, Gene B. Martin, Jr and Rebecca "Becky" Martin; a brother, Brannon Martin; grandparents, Charles and Lois Edwards, all of Trion, GA and Carol Martin, Summerville, GA; and several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Dry Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Charles Martin, Doug Alexander, Austin Martin, Barry Proctor, Mike Woods, Ed Foley, Charles Hubbard, and Collin Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be Debra Weaver, Beth Bean, Sandra Watts and Alisha Brock.

Master Martin will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p. m. on Friday, April 9, 2010.