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Aline Easley Martin / March 03, 2011
Aline Easley Martin of Crawford Road, Halifax died March 1, 2011 at her residence at the age of 80. Born in Halifax County on Sept. 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Willie Holt Easley Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Younger Easley and was married to the late Clarence Martin. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.

Mrs. Martin is survived by her daughters, Nyoming Wimbish and her husband, Earl of Washington, DC, Jeretta Jones and her husband, William of Clinton, Md., Jearlean Haley and Rita Childress, both of Halifax, a son, Richard Royster of Halifax, three sisters, Mrs. Inez Hartridge of Germantown, Md., Mattie Logan of Nathalie and Lou Fannie Bailey of South Boston, two brothers, Joseph Easley of Mt. Rainer, Md., and Richard Easley of Philadelphia, Pa., nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, including the very devoted Shirley Marshall of South Boston, other relatives and friends including the devoted William Haley and Nancy Logan. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by a daughter, Juanita May Ferrell, seven sisters and three brothers.

A funeral for Mrs. Martin will be held Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie N. Yancey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax and the family will be receiving friends at the residence, 1192 Crawford Road, Halifax.

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