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Donna S. Martin

June 29, 1938 December 28, 2017
Donna S. Martin
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Obituary for Donna S. Martin

Donna S. (Hirst) Martin, 79, of Carmi, formerly of Decatur, IL, passed away in the Wabash Christian Village with family by her side.

Donna was born on June 29, 1938 in Eldorado to the late Cecil “Don” and Enda (Jones) Hirst. On December 6, 1959 she married Preston Martin and he preceded her in death on October 21, 2007. She enjoyed watching Nascar races and St. Louis Cardinals, and she loved animals.

Donna is survived by her children, a son, John Martin of San Antonio, TX and a daughter Stacia Martin of Decatur. Two grandchildren: Christopher and Ashley Martin of Decatur and two great grandchildren, Aaliya Boyd and Preston Edward Michael Martin of Decatur. Two sisters: Joyce Harper of Norris City and Paula (Ron) Harrawood of Eldorado, a niece, Angela Harper of Evansville, IN and a Nephew Bret Harrawood (Fiance' Angela Mitchell) of Eldorado. She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law Bernadette Martin and a brother-in-law Gerald Harper.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Lindale Cemetery with Scott Pilkington officiating. Burial will be in Lindale Cemetery.

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