Leonard J. Martin, 94, of McMinnville died Monday, April 4.
He was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Warren County and was a retired district manager with Chattanooga Times-Free Press, a farmer, and a faithful member of Bethany Church of Christ where he previously taught Bible classes for many years. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by parents, James L. Martin and Maude Curtis Martin; sisters, Ada Mai Hill and Leona Hillis; brother, Albert Martin, and a nephew Larry Gross.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years Lois Tittle Martin; sisters-in-law, Donna Martin and Arlene Gross; nieces, Jimmie Kaye Bouldin, Stephine Ann Martin, and Judy Gross Gribble and nephews, Michael Martin, Jason Winton Gross, and Larry Christopher Gross.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. David Costello will officiate. Interment will follow at Bethany Cemetery. The Martin family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m., and again Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.