JOEL MARTIN, 70, CHRISTOPHER, DIES
Joel Martin, 70, of 209 Ernestine St., Christopher, died at 12:10 a.m. today
in Franklin Hospital, Benton. Mr. Marton was a retired employee of the
Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
He was born in Jefferson County Nov. 8, 1898, the son of Lee and Navada
Beckham Martin. Mr. Martin leaves his wife, Mrs. Jewel Lewis Martin; a son,
Charles L. of Christopher; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be a 2 p.m. Thursday at the Gilbert Funeral Home in
Christopher, with the Rev. Tracy Lee officiating. Burial will be in Knob Prairie
Cemetery, Waltonville. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: Southern Illinoisan
Date: Tuesday, September 16, 1969
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman