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Daisy Long S. Martin / July 19, 2010
Daisy Long Satterfield Martin of 955 Highway 58, Buffalo Junction died Thursday, July 15, 2010 at The Woodview. Born in Halifax County on June 13, 1914, she was 96 at the time of her death. She was retired inspector with Burlington Industries, Inc and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Martin in survived by a daughter, Margaret Satterfield Owen of Buffalo Junction, a daughter-in-law, Violet C. Satterfield of Turbeville, two sons-in-law, William C “Tad” Lowery of Forest and Glenn Powell of Scottsburg, a sister, Virginia Long Satterfield and husband Wilson of South Boston, five grandsons, Danny C. Owen and wife Maria, Ronald L. Owen and wife, Barbara, Archie “Fred” Cook and wife Pam, Tony Lowery and Tim Lowery and wife, Sherry and a granddaughter, Katie S. Welch and husband, Anthony, a great grandson, Daniel Chase Owen and great granddaughter, Taylor Grace Weatherford, three step daughters, Edith Wagstaff, Colleen M. Walker and Geraldine M. Watts, all of Scottsburg.

Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her first husband, John Thomas Satterfield and her second husband, Letcher T. Martin, by her parents, George M. and Manye S. Long, a son, John Fleet Satterfield and two daughters, Gladys Marie Lowery and Lily Dale Powell and eleven brothers and sisters.

A funeral for Mrs. Martin was conducted on Sunday, July 18 at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Stewart and the Rev. Don Bryant officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church cemetery. Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider the Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592 or the charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences may be made at http://www.brooksfhincom.

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