Deacon Nuell Martin

Published 3:05 pm Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, God called Deacon Nuell Martin from labor to reward.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories: two sons, Llewellyn (Vanessa) Martin of Fairfield, Calif., and Kelvin Martin of Hercules, Calif.; one daughter, Minister Tammy W. Sartin of Bogalusa; one brother, Lindsey (Eldora) Martin of Dearborn, Mich.; three sisters, Clarise Martin Wardell of Detroit, Mich., Linda Martin Peters of Angie, and Ruthie Martin Torrence of Bogalusa; Mrs. Ezzie Ruthie Martin of 21 years and a great friend until his death; grandchildren, Bria and Charise Martin of Fairfield, Elder Tanethia (Pastor Maze) Warren Jr. of Slidell, Edward (Briuna) Sartin Jr. and Clayton Lundy of Baton Rouge, and Jaworski D. Sartin of Charlotte, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Jamarian Magee, Ja’Kira Magee, Takkyria Brock, Jakyren Brock and Tyrik Temple, all of Bogalusa, Jyran Magee of Franklinton, Jaden Magee and Fredericka Magee of Slidell, Clay’nija, Kaleigh, Makayla Lundy and Clayton Turner, all of Baton Rouge; a special and dear friend, Mrs. Barbara Lewis of Jonesborough, Tenn.; friends, Mrs. Anna (the late Willie) Jones, which were his first friends he encountered upon moving to Richmond, Calif.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewitt and Rosie Martin; sister, Barbara Martin Pittman; brother, Willie Martin; son-in-law, Pastor Edward F. Sartin Sr.; grandson, Deacon Jarvis T. Williams; grandparents, Leon and Ruthanna Roberts and James and Ida Martin; and many aunts and uncles.

The drive-through viewing will be Friday, Sept. 23, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa.

The funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home. Interment will be in Dillon Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at