Thomas Martin

Friday, January 2, 2009

BELLEVIEW, Mo. — Thomas Joseph Martin, 63, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Belleview Valley Nursing Home in Belleview.

He was born Dec. 24, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Closkie C. and Josie Mae Jauch Martin.

He attended Jackson public schools through the eighth grade and worked for a short time at VIP Industries in Fruitland.

Survivors include three sisters, Diane Lough of Scott City, Joyce Aldrich of O'Fallon, Mo., and Juanita Martin of Independence, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

There will be no visitation. A private graveside service will be held at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.