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October 22, 2021

Emma Lee Byrd Martin

Emma Lee Byrd Martin

Emma Lee Byrd Martin, 89, of Stony Point, passed away on April 14, 2020.

Born to the late Lee Adam and Nancy Curley Byrd of Cabarrus County, Emma was a homemaker and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Emma enjoyed gardening, raising green beans. Emma will be remembered as one that took care of everyone, especially her late husband, George Martin.

In addition to her parents, Emma was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, George Martin, and sister, Hazel Campbell.

Those left to cherish the memories of Emma include two daughters that will always remember their mom, Nancy Diane Hammer (Jerry) and Angie Lail (Robbie), both of Stony Point. Ms. Martin has five grandchildren, Pastor Wesley Hammer and wife Paige of Taylorsville, Tracy Hammer of Stony Point, Jordan Lail and wife Heather, and Adam Lail and wife Nicole, all of Statesville, and Mykah Johnson and husband Scott of Stony Point. There are five great-grandchildren, Isaac, Landon and Luke Hammer, and Paxton and Lincoln Lail; and a great-great-grandchild, Beckett Hammer.

A private graveside service for Ms. Martin will be at 9:30 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2020 at the new Tabernacle Baptist Cemetery, Hwy. 90. Pastor Wesley Hammer and Pastor Bradley Anderson will officiate. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Tabernacle Baptist Church, 191 Sipe Rd., Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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