Shirley Martin

February 27, 2021


Shirley J. Martin of Statesboro, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the age of 85 under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was a beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister and Friend to many. She was the first smiling face you would see for over 20 years when you entered Hodges Antiques in Statesboro, the family business.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Earl G. and Naomi F. Horn of Farmington, MO and her husband Jesse Martin of Lakeland, FL.

Survivors include three daughters: Vickie Chandler (Charles) of Metter; Jerrie Blackburn (Randy) of Millen; and Susan Barber of Monticello, FL; sister, Ruth Deckard of NE; sister, Barbara Hood of MO; 6 grandchildren: Randy Blackburn, Jr., Heather Wilcher (Adam), Bob McNeely, III, Taryn Scott (Shannon), Jana Barber, and Carlie Barber; 4 great-grandchildren, Abi Wilcher, Connor Wilcher, Spencer Scott, and Lenox McNeely; and numerous nieces and nephews.

No services will be held at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. 

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