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Shirley "Nanny" (Green) Martin

August 18, 1941 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Shirley "Nanny" Martin Obituary

Shirley "Nanny" Martin age 82 went home to be with the Lord on Friday morning, November 24, 2023 at home. She was born August 18, 1941 to her parents, the late Arzie Logan and Ollie Lucille Pinegar Green.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband who has greeted her with a big hug, Tavous "Boppa" Martin; 2 children, Tamyra Taylor and Dennis Braun; 2 sisters, Helen Wright and Yvonne Green.  Nanny was a member of the Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church, she and Boppa served and worshipped at several different churches throughout the years.  She has cared for so many people in DeKalb County, cooking, cleaning and loving on them as a caregiver for years.  In her free time, she had a passion and could have been called the "Yard Sale Queen."  She leaves so many memories with her daughter, Susan (Chuck) Gulick of McMinnville; grandchildren, Shana (Will) Key of Smithville, LaTroya (Phil) Key of Monterey, Sydney (Kevin) Alambatin of McMinnville, Tracey (Stacey) Rollings and Jessica (Travis) Gregg both of Indiana; great-grandchildren, Tavia, Liam, Aeriel, Greyson, Kyleigh, Holden, Leilani, Kainoa, Hailee, Warren, Jaycee, Joslyn, Ryder, Ty and Liza; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Braun of Indiana; sister, JoAnn Sparkman of Smithville; special great niece, Kate (Zach) Arnold; several nieces, nephews, special loved ones and friends.  Funeral services celebrating her life will be 2:PM Monday, November 27, 2023 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Andy Patterson and Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday 1:PM until 7:PM and Monday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 26, 2023

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

Visitation
Monday
November 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

Funeral Service
Monday
November 27, 2023

2:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

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