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Martin Franklin Brady Sr., 78

Leesburg, Fla., resident and Sparta native Martin Franklin Brady Sr., 78, was born March 30, 1942 and died December 9, 2020 at AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness.      

A member of the Baptist church, he was the son of the late James Martin and Mildred Young Brady. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter-in-law Elizabeth Brady, son-in-law Alan Hussey, brother Dean Brady, and sisters Ruth Young, Velma Pollard, Dora Pollard and Joenna Luna.

Mr. Brady is survived by wife Donna Brady, two daughters and son-in-law Tammy Hussey and Rhonda and David Grein, son Martin Brady Jr., brothers and sister-in-law Garlen Brady and Joe and Shirley Brady, sister Jean Overton, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A private graveside inurnment will be held at Spencer Town Cemetery in Van Buren County.  Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116 or at Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 27, 2020