August 25, 2004
Lillian Juanita Barwick Martin 77, of Albany, died Wednesday at Sumter Regional Hospital following an illness. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 27, at St. Teresa's Catholic Church, and Father Steve Schraufnagel will officiate. Interment will follow at Floral Memory Gardens.
A native of Howey in the Hills Florida, Mrs. Martin lived in Albany since 1954, and was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church for more than 50 years, where she was involved with arts and crafts and being a member of St. Teresa's Craft Group. She was a family life coordinator, a fantastic cook and she loved croquet and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Carrie Barwick, her husband, Irvin Ivey Martin, and 3 grandchildren. Survivors include two daughters: Alice Martin Rink (Francis) of Rolfe IA, Donna Martin Hicks (Joseph) of Panacea Fl; 3 grandchildren: Alicia Eleanor Rink Fankhauser (Jeff) of Renwick IA, Michael Ivey Martin Rink (Leslie) of Loganville GA, and Dea A. Hicks of Panacea FL; 2great-grandchilden: Alycia Evelyn Rink Fankhauser, and Dewayne Martin Rink; a brother, Roy B. Barwick Jr., of Moncks Corner, SC; a sister, Frances Barwick Dean, of Clearwater Fl, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern with the family receiving friends following the prayer service until 8:30 PM. Those desiring may send memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, or National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Georgia Chapter, 455 Abernathy Rd., NE, Suite #210, Atlanta, GA 30328.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Martin by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.