Rex Dumas Martin

10 May, 193731 May, 2021

Rex D Martin, 84, passed away peacefully at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, May 31, 2021.

Rex was born in Flora, Mississippi on May 10, 1937. He was a 1955 graduate of Central High School in Jackson and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired from AT&T after 34 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Christopher Earl and Lucille Martin, brothers, Maxwell Martin and Lamar Martin, and sisters, Bernell Wilkinson and Bobbye Hickman.

Rex is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances Harrison Martin, two daughters, Lynne Martin Owens and Laura Martin, son-in-law, James Owens, grandsons, Sean Owens, Matthew Owens, and Reese Owens, sisters, Elyse Greer and Patricia Sills, and 10 nieces and nephews.

Visitation is planned from 10:00-11:00 am Friday, June 4, 2021 at Parkway Funeral Home on Highland Colony Parkway in Ridgeland with a service to follow at 11:00 am. He will be laid to rest at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton County, MS.


  • Visitation

    Friday, 4 June , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, 4 June , 2021

  • Committal Service

    Monday, 14 June , 2021


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Kay Powers

4 June 2021

Fran, Lynne, and Laura,
Can't tell you how sorry we are about Mr. Rex. He was such a sweet man and I know he will be missed.
Love to all,
Kay, Chris, Nita, and Laron

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