Funeral  services  for  MSG. Garrett Lee Martin,  Retired,
67, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday,
December 28, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home   in   Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial   will   follow  in  the  Pharris
Cemetery  in  the  McCoinsville  community  of  Jackson County,
with full military honors.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on Thursday from 5 P. M. – 9
P.M., and Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away  on  Wednesday,  December  26, 2007, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
He  was  born  February 24, 1940, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late
Leo Martin and Betty Hamlet Martin. He was married
to
Kathy Sue Martin, who survives.  He  was  retired  from  the
U.S. Army, where he served during the Vietnam Era.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was preceded in death by
3
Sisters:
Gertrude Palk, Barbara Jane Flatt, and Shirley Gately;
and
2 Brothers: Max Eugene Martin and Donnie Wayne Martin.

Survivors include his
Wife: Kathy Sue Martin of Gainesboro,
TN;
2  Sons:  Darren Lee Martin of  Jackson  County,  TN,  and
David Christopher (Betsy) Martin  of  Baxter,  TN;  
1  Daughter:
Donna    (Mike)    Coburn      of      Jackson    County,    TN;    
4
Grandchildren:
   Jessica   Candice   (Brad)   Arnold,   Michael
Christopher Coburn,  Ashlynn Stout,  and   Tyler Martin;  and  
3
Sisters:
  Catherine   Powers   –   Baich   of   Michigan,   Ruthie
Smallwood of Elmwood, TN, and Anna Sue Mahan of Baxter, TN.

His   Brother-in-Law,   Shirley   Jones,   will   officiate  at   the
services.

Honorary Pallbearers:    Garrett   Mahan,    Henry  Mahan,
Jimmy Palk, Michael Martin, Tracy Flatt, and Phillip Flatt
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home