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1933 Christine 2021

Christine Holmes Martin

October 7, 1933 — October 16, 2021

Christine Holmes Martin, age 88, passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 16, 2021 at her home near Sardis, MS. She is the widow of the late Dalton Martin.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Sardis Lake Baptist Church with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Sardis Lake Baptist Church.

Christine was born October 7, 1933 in Lafayette County, MS to the late Charlie Jackson and Viola Sandlin Holmes. During her working career, Christine loved her time as a nurse’s aide. She was a faithful member of Sardis Lake Baptist Church, where she volunteered her time to serve the Lord at many church activities. While at home, she enjoyed crocheting, painting and working in her flower garden.

Christine’s sweet and loving memory will be cherished by her two sons, Ricky Martin (Cheryl) of Batesville, MS, Sherman Martin (Linda) of Byhalia, MS; son-in-law, Kenneth Higgins, Sr of Hickory Flat, MS; eight grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Along with her husband and parents, Christine was preceded in death by her daughter, Vivian Higgins.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, October 18, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Sardis Lake Baptist Church

24709 Mississippi 35, Sardis, MS 38666

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sardis Lake Baptist Church

24709 Mississippi 35, Sardis, MS 38666

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Interment

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Sardis Lake Baptist Church Cemetery

24709 Mississippi 35, Sardis, MS 38666

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