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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday January 19th, 2019
2:00pm

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Overs Samuel Martin

Overs Samuel “Slim” Martin, 94 of 2305 Pine Lane, Reidsville, went to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family on Friday, January 18, 2019 at his home. A service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Services will be officiated by Rev. Mark Christy and Honor Guard provided by Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department. Slim was born in Stokes County to the late Sam Andy Martin and Pearl Shaffer Martin. He was a longtime member of Woodmont United Methodist Church and served his community in law enforcement and volunteer fire service. Slim loved working in his yard, tending to his garden and talking to anyone that would listen. His greatest love was his family. He retired from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department with the call sign County 23, after 20 years of faithful service. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Alyne Dixon Martin and brother, Otha Martin. He is survived by his daughters, Phyllis Briles and husband, Ken of Asheboro, Jan Lindsey and husband, Bill of Reidsville; grandchildren, Ryan Moore and fiancé Kristine Parks of Greensboro, Dr. Kyle Lindsey and wife, Dr. Christal Lindsey of Mocksville and Caroline Lindsey of Reidsville. There will be no formal visitation. The family will receive friends at the Martin residence. Memorials can be made to Rockingham County Hospice or Woodmont United Methodist Church.


Guestbook

"Shug" and Trigger, we're sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts. Sherpa and The Kid

John Albright Jan 22 2019 2:35 PM

Slim was the gentlemans gentleman! So professional, and effective in assisting with executions on judgments. Attorneys in the county respected him so much on both a personal and professional level. May you Rest In Peace, My Friend, Slim!

willis W. Bill Apple Jan 18 2019 11:37 PM

Jan, Bill, and family, Im so sorry for your loss. He was THE best man. He made my days brighter by just smiling. He was always so positive. He was so sweet and kind. He loved you all so much and he talked about how blessed he was to have you all care for him. I loved hearing his stories about how he met your mom and how he had to ride his bike and getting burned. We enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds outside. I could spend my whole day there if I could. He will be sorely missed but I know hes with happy, reunited with his beautiful bride in a Heaven. I love you all so much and Ill always love him! Thanks for allowing me to be a special part of his life and apart of your family.

Jenni Leslie Jan 18 2019 11:31 PM

Joy French Satterfield lit a candle for Overs Samuel Martin

Joy French Satterfield Jan 18 2019 10:35 PM

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Gwen Eaton Jan 18 2019 9:40 PM

Phyllis and family, We are so sorry on the loss of your Daddy. We love you. Dexter & Shannon Rights

SC Rights Jan 18 2019 3:48 PM