Dixie Lee Martin


Mrs. Dixie Lee Martin, 66, of Saxis, wife of Richard Lee Martin Sr., passed away Aug.  25, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 21, 1952, in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late Adrion (Dick) Richard Williams and Betty Jane Linton Williams. Mrs. Martin was a member of the Saxis United Methodist Church and had worked at the former R&G Shirt Factory, Roses, NASA and most recently at Accomack Go-Glass, where she was a customer service representative for 18 years. She enjoyed spending her free time reading, gardening her flower beds and playing and loving on her “Lil Man”, Jonathan.

Other than her husband, Mrs. Martin is survived by two sons, Richard Lee Martin II and wife, Lorraine, of Parksley, and Nicholas Adrion Martin and wife, Jamie, of Saxis; two sisters, Helena Mister, of Durham, N.C., and Elizabeth McGee and husband, Joe, of Withams; two brothers, Adrion “A.W.” Williams and wife, Phyllis, of Saxis, and Anthony “Wayne” Williams and wife, Linda, of Wilmington, Del.; one grandson, Jonathan Lee Martin, of Parksley; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. from the Saxis United Methodist Church with the Rev. Andy Cobb officiating. Interment will follow in the Groton’s Cemetery in Hallwood.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements were made by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

To sign the guest book online, visit: www.thorntonfuneralhome.net.

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