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Marshall Martin



July 21, 2014

Mary Marshall Martin Arritt, 88, formerly of Covington, died, Monday, July 21, 2014 in Forest, VA. Mrs. Arritt was born June 11, 1926 in Paint Bank, VA, a daughter of the late Fred and Willie Garten Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband H. Lee Arritt Sr. in 1994 two sons Jeffrey Carl Arritt in 1966 and Fred Calvin Arritt in 1986, three brothers Hampton Martin, Haynes Martin, and James Fisher. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and she was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church of Covington. She is survived by five daughters Karen Hobbs and Randall of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Mary Lee Cabell and Arthur of Concord, VA, Eva Smith and Carl of Lynchburg, Patricia Moore and Charles of Lynchburg, Kathy Humphries and Steve of Covington, one Son H. Lee Arritt Jr. and Donna of Blue Ridge, 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two nephews David L. Arritt and Betsy and Chipper Arritt and Linda both of Covington, a niece Michelle Chandler of Burnsville, NC., a special friend Jerry Humphreys of Covington, a number of caregivers Jean Hall, Kim Pugh, Sylvia Rose, Wendy Blanks, Debbie Johnson, Kelly Whitt, Joan Ferrell, and Anna Flowers. A graveside service will be held Friday July 25, 2014 at Cedar Hill Cemetery at 12:00 PM with the Rev. Becky Cloud officiating. The family will receive their friends Friday from 10:30 till 11:30 at the Arritt Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be grandsons Keith Carter, Phillip Carter, Bryan Carter, Will Smith, Josh Smith, and Zachary Humphries. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Arritt's name to the American Cancer Society Attn: Karen Buzzard 807 McCormick Blvd. Clifton Forge, VA 24422. Cemetery Information Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 PM Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 PM Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Friday, July 25, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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