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Hilda Marie Nunley Martin, 69
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Hilda Marie Nunley Martin, 69, a McMinnville resident and Grundy County native, was born July 13, 1951 and passed July 28 at her residence following an extended illness.

She was an administrative assistant with Warren County High School, a member of Bonner Church of Christ, and daughter of the late William Carol and Barbara Grace Scheisser Nunley.

Mrs. Martin was married March 3, 1972 to Willis Edwin Martin, who preceded her in death March 29, 2016. She was also preceded in death by sisters Florence, Louella, and Carolyn; brothers J.W., Kenneth, Kermit, Kelly, and David, and nephews Keith, and Leon.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul Willis and Kim Martin and Stephen and Teressa Martin, all of McMinnville, six grandchildren, Noah Martin, Drake Martin, Elijah Martin, Mary Grace Martin, Sabella Martin, and Caitlynne Martin, brother Paul Nunley of Rock Island, and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Warren County with Tim Long officiating. Family and friends are to meet at cemetery. No visitation will be held at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the WC FFA Willis Martin 5K. Donations may be mailed to Warren County High School, 199 Pioneer Lane, McMinnville, TN 37110. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 31, 2020