DeKALB, Texas—Joe G. Martin, 70, of Texarkana, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at his home.

Mr. Martin was born May 18, 1942, in DeKalb. He was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include his

wife, Andrea Louise Hayes Martin; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Dr. Joshua G. Martin of New Boston, Texas, and Dr. Andrew and Karol Martin of San Antonio;

one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Marie Martin of DeKalb; five grandchildren;

one brother-in-law and

sister-in-law, Jim and Peggy Hayes of Tyler, Texas; and two nieces, Jamie Hayes and Jenna Hayes.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bates Family Funeral Home with Garland Yarber officiating. Burial will be in Woodmen Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Texarkana Symphony Orchestra, 421 Hickory St., Texarkana, AR 71854.

Online registration is at

batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.



Published: 10/11/2012