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Pauline Starkey Martin
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Pauline Starkey Martin, 81, of Rocky Mount, VA passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. She was born on March 14, 1936 in Franklin County, VA to the late Bruffie Woodsie Starkey and Velma Mae Young Starkey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C.H. Martin, Jr.

Mrs. Martin was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Sydnorsville, VA. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Finney Building Supply in Collinsville, VA.

She is survived by her daughters, Renee Martin Fretwell of Collinsville, VA and Letitia Martin Pulliam of Rocky Mount, VA; sons, Charlie H. “Chuck” Martin, III and wife Suzanne of Martinsville, VA and Terrell W. “Terry” Martin of Roanoke, VA; sister, Martha Jane Gunter and husband Jack of Bassett, VA; grandchildren, Jessica Martin Duffy (Josh) of Horsepasture, VA, Casey Martin Fanning (Matt) of Atlanta, GA, Courtney Rene Pulliam of Rocky Mount, VA, Ty Hodges of Williamsburg, VA, Damon Thompson of Maryland, Devin Thompson of Roanoke, VA, Macy Thompson of Roanoke, VA, and Michelle Fretwell Mullins of Oak Level, VA; and great-grandchildren, Jake Duffy and Caleb Duffy.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Roselawn Burial Park with Rev. Chris Bennett officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel and other times at the home of her sister, Martha Jane Gunter, 576 Country Ridge Rd., Bassett, VA 24055.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 2101 Goose Dam Rd., Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or to the Fork Mountain Rescue Squad, 2805 Virgil H. Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount, VA 24151.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Martin family.

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115





2:30 PM
Roselawn Burial Park

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112

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Roselawn Burial Park

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112


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