Terry Wayne Martin

November 7, 1952 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 68)


Terry Wayne Martin’s life began on November 7, 1952, in Saltillo, Tennessee, with his birth to his loving parents, Jerry Wilbert Martin and Dorothy Cooper Martin.

Terry was of the Baptist faith and received an accounting degree from Draughon’s Business College.  Terry was employed in Memphis, Tennessee as a supervisor at the LaFarge Cement Company which was later bought out by Continental Cement Company from which he retired.  On November 16, 2007, Terry’s crew named him “Manager of the Year”.

Terry was a man who loved reading, watching movies, and listening to his favorites hit songs of all time.  He collected watches and eagle figurines and even liked to inject his interest into automobiles.  One great quality he possessed was that of loving his nieces, nephews, and his family as a whole.

Terry leaves to cherish so many fond memories:


One Sister

Mary Martin (Gus) White, Paducah, KY

One Aunt

Peggy Smith Lowery, Savannah, TN

One Uncle

James Cooper, Detroit, MI

Five Nephews

Christopher White, Omar Martin, Antonio (Deidra) Askew, and Keenan Martin,

All of Paducah, KY

Martin (Janine) White, Houston, TX

One Niece

Sharacara Johnson, Bowling Green, KY


A Host of Cousins and Friends including His Special Friends, Reggie Shaw, Terry Parker and Troy Holt, all of Paducah, KY, James Franklin and Sheena and Alex, all of Memphis, TN.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry Wilbert Martin and Dorothy Cooper Martin; a brother, Jerry Gilbert Martin; one sister, Lila Martin Johnson; maternal grandparents, Ally Walker Smith and Albert Cooper, Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Alvin Martin and Bertha Lowery Martin.

Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021, 12:00 Noon at Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Raynarldo Henderson and Rev. James L. Hudson officiating.  Burial will follow in Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
June 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church

June 26, 2021

1:30 PM
Maplelawn Park Cemetery
1335 N. 13th St.
Paducah, KY 42001

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