Ruby Young Batterton Martin, 78, of Crossett, died on June 25, 2017 at the Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
Mrs. Martin worked for the Ashley County Abstract Company for more than 20 years. She was a member of the North Crossett First Baptist Church and a former member of the Trinity Free Will Baptist Church. She was a quilter and enjoyed quilting with the Trinity Church ladies. She was an avid reader and read constantly and was an avid watcher of the Price Is Right. Her family was most important to her. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.
Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her husbands, Jim Batterton in 2004 and LaDon Martin in 2010; her parents, James Wesley and Lillie Hilton Young; six brothers, Wesley, Lloyd, Benny, Earl, Jim and Glen; three sisters, Floy Bell Young, Lillie Ima Young and Bernice Stinnett.
She is survived by two daughters, Penny Breedlove and husband, Jerry, of Hamburg and Phyllis Rawls and husband, Tommy, of Crossett; five grandchildren, Heath Breedlove, Wesley Breedlove, Meredith Breedlove, Brent Reed and Leigh Ann Robertson; 11 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will held on Tuesday, June 27 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the North Crossett First Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 28, at 2 p.m. at the North Crossett First Baptist Church with Bros. Robin Allen and Keith Boseman officiating. Burial will be at the Portland Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Wesley Breedlove, Guy Hughes, Ray Harper, Robert Burns, Gale Anders, Denon Cagle and Bob Bridges.
Memorials may be made to either of the following:
North Crossett First Baptist Church Building Fund
1035 HWY 133 N., Crossett, AR 71635
Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund
765 Ashley Road 70, Hamburg, AR 71646.