Glen Calvin Martin

Published 11:12 am Thursday, June 2, 2011

EDWARDS — Glen Calvin Martin died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. He was 55.

A 1973 graduate of Hinds AHS, Mr. Martin attended Utica Junior College. He retired from DeForest Wood Preserve in Bolton. He was a member of Morning Star M.B. Church in Learned.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Martin Sr.; his stepfather, Willie Herring Sr.; three brothers, Willie Martin Jr., Herman Martin and Donald Ray Herring; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

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He is survived by three sons, Marcus Thomas, Trevis Thomas and Lorado Fultz, all of Edwards; one daughter, TeTeSha McCaskill of Byram; his mother, Ella M. Herring of Edwards; three brothers, Willie Herring Jr., Charles Herring and Ernest Herring, all of Edwards; four sisters, Princess M. Nailor, Sharon H. Richardson, Dorothy H. Sims and Bertha H. Mack, all of Edwards; his companion, Jessie Thomas of Edwards; seven grandchildren; and friends and other relatives, including Jesse Richardson of Edwards.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morning Star M.B. Church with the Rev. Willie Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Friday at Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home with family present from 5 until 6 and Saturday at the church from 1 p.m. until the service.