Irvin Martin

Saturday, October 18, 2003

Irvin Arnold Martin, 69, of Illiopolis, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Scott City, son of Edward Joseph and Ellen Virginia Smith Martin. He and Mary Ellen Rievley were married Dec. 24, 1960, at Chaffee, Mo.

Martin had worked at National Foods. He was a member of Niantic Four Square Church in Niantic, Ill.

He served in the National Guard.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Barry Martin of Stonington, Ill.; a daughter, Vickie Duncan of Sullivan, Ill.; a brother, Gene Martin of Scott City; two sisters, Pearl Gowins of Portland, Ind., Shirley Beggs of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Chuck Ferris officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery.