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Margaret (Curl) Martin

March 28, 1931 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of  Mrs. Margaret Curl Martin, age 91, of Swainsboro, GA who passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Community Hospice House of Vidalia, Georgia surrounded by loving family.

Funeral services will be Monday, November 21, 2022, at  2:00 PM, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Pearce officiating, assisted by Rev. Billy Brinson.

The family will receive friends, at the church, one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00PM.

Interment will follow in the Eastbrook Mausoleum & Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Tim Garrett, Larry Hall, Jimmy May, Andy Freeman, Tommy Freeman, Elmer Thompson, William Nasworthy, and Scotty Nasworthy.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Hillcrest Baptist Church Join Hands Sunday School Class, Dr. Doug Wilkinson and family, Dr. Donny Wilson, Johnny Allen, Penton Allen, Charles Henry, Rev. Ray Jenkins, Lynward Hooks, R. W. Hooks, Billy Boulineau, Joey Peebles, Allen Bevill, John D. Scott, Freddy McVey, Jimmy Flanders, Randall Snellgrove, Cathy and Jerry Stephens, Keith Claxton and Phoebe Stewart.

Mrs. Martin was born March 28, 1931, in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA., attended Swainsboro High School, and worked at Plaza Pharmacy as a Clerk/Bookkeeper for 50 plus years. She was a charter member of Hillcrest Baptist Church of Swainsboro, where she and her late husband devoted years of service to the Lord.  Mrs. Margaret  was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Roger Franklin Martin, Sr.; son, Roger Franklin Martin Jr.; father, John Allen “Dock” Curl; mother; Leila Alma Peebles Curl; brothers, Pfc. Johnny Marlon Curl, and Barney Graham Curl; and son-in-law, Johnny Ware.

Survivors include:

Daughter: Gail Martin Ware of Swainsboro, GA

Grandchildren: Jody Martin Ware (Jennifer) of Swainsboro, GA; Johnna Marlin Ware Eaton (Justin) of Statesboro, GA; Roger Franklin Martin III (Victoria) of Swainsboro, GA; and
Brandy Gavetti (Nick) of Swainsboro, GA.

Great Grandchildren: Madison Padgett and Harper Ware of Swainsboro, GA; Khloe Moore and Elin and Ellis Eaton of Statesboro, GA.; and Amelia Jayne Martin of Swainsboro, GA.

Daughter-In-Law: Jayne N. Martin of Swainsboro, GA

Niece: Bonnie Jo Curl Parker of Louisville, GA (son, Robert)

Special thanks of gratitude to caregivers: Dr. James L. Ray; Mikey Edenfield FNP-C, Owners and Employees of Retirement Inn, Community Hospice, and Cherry Allen.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 515 Denmark St., Suite 500, Statesboro, GA or the Muscular Dystrophy Association, online at www.mda.org

Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com 

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Margaret Curl Martin of Swainsboro, GA.

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November 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillcrest Baptist Church
Hwy 1 N
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Funeral Service
November 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Hillcrest Baptist Church
Hwy 1 N
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Interment following funeral service
November 21, 2022

Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum

Swainsboro, GA


American Cancer Society
515 Denmark St. Suite 500, Statesboro GA 30458
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Chicago IL
Web: http://www.mda.org


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