01/19/04 — RAYFORD A. MARTIN

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Rayford Allen Martin, 63, of 500-B Sambo Lambert Road, died Friday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Silas and Maybell Jackson Martin. He was a carpenter with T.A. Loving.

The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Williford Martin; two sons, David Williford of Mount Olive and Tony Martin of Grantham; two daughters, Carolyn White of Goldsboro and Diane Martin of Nahunta; three brothers, Donald Ray Martin of Goldsboro, David Earl Martin of Goldsboro and Milford Martin of Kenly; four sisters, Merlene Jones, Thelma Rowe and Rhonda Davisl of Goldsboro and MarvoLee Lee of Four Oaks; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; special friend and brother-in-law, Charles Williford; and his dog, BooBoo.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately following the service tonight, and at other times at the home.


Published in Obituaries on January 19, 2004 2:33 PM