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TJ Martin

November 10, 1929 ~ May 15, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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TJ Martin Obituary

 Mr. TJ Martin, age 93, of York, SC passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Carolina Gardens of York.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, May 19th, 2023 at Bratton Funeral Home, 1455 Filbert Hwy York, SC. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, May 20th at Bratton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Unity Baptist Church cemetery concluding in military honors.

TJ was born on November 10th, 1929 in Clover, SC. He was the son of the late Kendred “KD” Martin and Mary Ellen Dover Martin. He was a proud veteran of the US ARMY having served in the Korean War and was a POW for 2 ½ years. He was a member of Allison Creek Holiness Tabernacle in York, SC.

TJ is survived by his wife, Nelda Taylor Martin; sister, Virginia Morris (Lee Hax); and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, TJ was preceded in death by his sister, Ella Mae Ray and his brother, Ross Benjamin Martin.

In memory of Mr. TJ Martin, memorials may be made to The American Legion Post 66, PO BOX 541 York, SC 29745.

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May 19, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bratton Funeral Home
1455 Filbert Highway
York, SC 29745

Funeral Service
May 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Bratton Funeral Home
1455 Filbert Highway
York, SC 29745

May 20, 2023

12:00 PM
Unity Baptist Church
2300 Irene Bridge Hwy,
Hickory Grove, SC 29717


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