Minister James  Martin


Minister James Martin, age 80, of Palestine, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his residence in Palestine. He loved the Lord.
He was born March 27, 1938 in Palestine to Roland B. Martin, Sr., and Callie Jane McCowan Martin and was the third child of six children.
He was a member of Grace Temple Church of God In Christ, Palestine, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents Roland B. Martin, Sr., and Callie Jane McCowan Martin, a brother, Roland B. Martin, Jr., and two sisters, Margaret Martin White and Mary Irene Martin Spurlock.
He is survived by brother William Martin of Dallas, Texas, and a sister Flora Martin Davis of Jacksonville, Texas; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
Homegoing services will be held on March 23, 2019 at Grace Temple Church of God In Christ, Palestine, Texas at 1:00pm. Officiant will be Superintendent Walter Billups and Eulogist Pastor Cleavell Scott. Viewing will be Friday, March 22, 2019 from 10:00am-6:00pm at Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.
2 Timothy 4:7-8 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Published on March 15, 2019
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Carnett Deckard-McMorris
Mar 15, 2019
Rest in Peace