Sarah Alice Duncan Martin, 92, of Pulaski, went to be with the Lord Sept. 10, 2010. She was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Blacksburg. She was preceded in death by parents Winston and Martha Duncan; husband of 47 years Douglas A. Martin; daughter-in-law Brenda P. Martin; son-in-law John Rex Willis; eight brothers, and two sisters. Sarah worked for Rose’s for a number of years and retired from Pulaski Furniture Corporation after 17 years of service in May 1981. She worked in the upholstery division. She attended First Church of the Brethren and Thornspring United Methodist Church.
Sarah is survived by her sister Nellie Slusser, Blacksburg; daughter Martha Rebecca ”Becky” Willis, and son Howard D. Martin, both of Pulaski; son and daughter-in-law Terry and Barbara Martin, Forest; grandson John D. Willis (Jolene), Orland Park, Ill.; granddaughter Sharon Willis Richardson (Bill), Christiansburg; great-grandchildren Mike McCoy, Pulaski, John, Sarah, and Sydney Willis, Orland Park, Ill.; and nieces and nephews.
The family wants to extend a very special thank you to Beverly and Jerry Patrick, and Gwen Broadwell for all of the care, time and friendship they provided over this journey.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Sept. 14 from the Stevens Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Teressa Tolbert officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visitation will be from Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski on Monday Sept. 13, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.