Evelyn Harris Martin

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Evelyn Harris Martin, 88, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.


A native of Halifax County she was the daughter of the late Thomas Wright and Ruth Miller Harris. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Martin.

She was retired from J. P. Stevens.

Evelyn is survived by her three sons, Wayne Martin of Honolulu, HI, Bobby Martin and his wife Susan of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Larry “Pete” Martin of Halifax, NC; her twelve grandchildren, Amy Smith, Jennifer Whitby, Jerry Martin, II, Steve Martin, Bobby Martin, Jr., Kendall Martin, Missy Tolbert, Larry Martin, II, Michele Havlin, Jessica Bissette, Mark Shaw, and Michelle Wells; her twenty Great-Grandchildren and her two sisters, Louise Davis of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Joann Watkins of Indiana.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Massey of Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids, with Dr. W. Jim Whitehead officiating.

Interment will follow in Crestview Memorial Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Massey Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids, NC.