Benny C. Martin

Benny C. Martin, age 72 of Friendship, LA passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Martin was born January 7, 1945 in Hodge, LA. He was a logger. Preceding him in death were his parents Cecil (Maw) and Carson Martin, one brother Bobby Martin, and sister-in-law Jackie Martin. Survivors are his wife Pamela Kaye Haag Martin of Friendship, LA; four sons (Bubba) Benny C. Martin Jr. of Jonesboro, LA, Bradley C. Martin and wife Ragen of Ruston, LA, Blaine C. Martin and fiancée Heather of Ruston, LA, and Bannon C. Martin of Friendship, LA; step-son Shane Thetford and wife Beth of Bossier City, LA; two daughters Kayne Pullig and husband Billy Wayne of Jonesboro, LA and Stacy Golliher and husband Mike of Colorado Springs, CO; sister Billie Ruth Robinson and husband Glen of Danville, LA; 11 grandchildren: Tiffany Griffin, Bailey Golliher, Skylar Golliher, Jaleigh Martin, Brody Martin, Austyn K. Martin, Brayden, Abel and Chase Thetford, and Farrah and Fallyn; two great grandchildren: Dawson and Grant Griffin. Mr. Martin is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Edmonds Funeral Home in Jonesboro, LA with Bro. Stuart Toms and Bro. Robert Leach officiating. Burial followed in the Garden of Memories, Jonesboro, LA under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home. Pallbearers were: Jayson Williams, Donnie Williams, Todd Bullock, Skipper Sanders, Ricky Jowers, Michael Bedgood, Paul Trosclair and Bubba Sneed. Honorary pallbearers were Justin Holt, Jay Martin and Clint Robinson.

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