(RETIRED COMMAND) SGT. MAJOR JOHN LOVETT MARTIN, JR. – AGE 53, – Of Summerville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. He was born on May 17, 1968 to John Lovett Martin, Sr. and the late Patricia Price Martin. He was a member of the West 5th Street Church of Christ and he retired from the U. S. Army.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of thirty years, Wendy Allen Martin; sons, Xavier (Kylie) Martin, Darius Martin, Dustin Martin, Bonus Son, Barry Martin; daughters, Asha (Byron) Powell, Konica Martin, Bonus Daughter, McKayla Martin; grandchildren, Lena Powell, Alaya, Aries, Ámavi, Eli, Bonus Grandchild, Krinsys Settles; mother-in-love, Nancy Allen; brother, Maurice Martin; brothers-in-love, Gerald Adams, Kenneth Lovelace, Larry Allen; sisters-in-love, Sonya Allen, Mina Martin; aunts, Linda (William) Morgan, Letty Sue Wiggins, Mae Emma Lockey, Elnora Martin, Ocie Hudson, Marie Brown; uncles, Conley (Mary) Martin, Calvin Martin, Otis (Emma) Martin; special nieces, Ayanna Martin, Kasmine Jackson, Brittney Settles; special nephew, Zander Martin; cousins, other relatives, special friend and caregiver, Tonia Johnson, and a host of other friends.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 1:00 P. M. at West 5th Street Church of Christ, Summerville, Georgia, with Bro. John Lewis and other ministers officiating. His remains will lie in state at the church from 11:30 A. M. until the funeral hour on Wednesday. Interment, Chattanooga National Cemetery on Thursday morning, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 A. M. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.