Ernest Martin

Funeral services for Ernest Martin, 85, of West Brow Rd., Lookout Mountain, who died Tuesday morning in a local nursing home, will be held at the graveside at 10:30 a.m. today in Forest Hills Cemetery with Dr. James L. Fowle and the Rev. Ben Haden officiating.  A lifelong resident of Chattanooga he was the son of the late William A. and Alice Gillespie Martin.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Chattanooga Half Century Club and honorary member of Mountain city Club.  He owned and operated the Martin real estate business.  His survivors are nephews, John M. Martin, Elder Mountain, and James B. Martin, Lookout Mountain, and William M. Martin, Murfreesboro Tenn.; nieces, Mrs. Thomas Randolph Cooper, Savannah, Ga.; one aunt, Mrs. J. H. Davenport Sr. Chattanooga; several nephews and one great-niece.  In lieu of flowers friends who wish may make contributions to Bethel Bible School or Bachman Home,  4000 Tennessee Ave.

Submitted by Gary P. Martin