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Murphy "Jarvis" Martin
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Obituary for Murphy "Jarvis" Martin

Our hearts are heavy to say that Mr. Murphy "Jarvis" Martin, age 56, of Waco, Ky. has gone to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. following a brief and unexpected illness.
Jarvis was born on Nov. 13, 1961 in Laurel Co. Ky. He was the co-owner and operator of B & M Pipeline and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was a hardworking, generous man who loved to garden and spoil his family.
He is survived by his wife, Diana Martin; his father, Murphy Martin II; his son, Michael Martin; step children, Chris (Andrea) Cochran and Brandi (Matt) Shepherd; brothers, Frankie (Patricia) Martin, Johnny (Karen) Martin, Eugene Martin; sisters, Pam (Dennis) Elliott, Diana (Curtis) Carpenter, and Marlene (Robert) Johnson; grandchildren, Desmond Martin, Cameron Cochran, Regan Douglas, Cody, Seth, and Makayla Shepherd and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Eva Martin, and brother James Martin.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Barnett, Dwayne Coffey, Harvey Kidd, Dustin Barnett, Alex Martin, Anthony Martin, Jason Martin, and Will Chambers. Honorary Pallbearers include Frankie Martin, Johnny Martin, Eugene Martin, Jeremy Martin, Robert Short, Rodney Short, Terry Barnett, Charles Isaacs, Lester Powell, Larry Todd, Fred McKnight, Scott Rowlette, Jeremy Powell, Robbie Todd, and Billy Beavers.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Fellowship Center at 1901 W. Clinch Ave. Knoxville, Tn. 37916 or the Building Fund at Bethlehem Baptist Church 2101 Dreyfus Rd. Waco, Ky. 40385.


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Visitation

Saturday

25

Nov

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church

2101 Drefus Rd.
Waco, Kentucky 40385

Service

Saturday

25

Nov

4:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church

2101 Drefus Rd.
Waco, Kentucky 40385

Graveside

Monday

27

Nov

12:00 PM
Berea Cemetery

500 Oak Grove Ct
Berea, Kentucky 40403

Cemetery Details

Location

Berea Cemetery

500 Oak Grove Ct
Berea, Kentucky 40403


Memorial Contribution

Bethlehem Baptist Church

2101 Drefus Rd.
Waco, Kentucky 40385

The Fellowship Center @ 1901 W. Clinch Ave. Knoxville, TN. 37916

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