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LaWanda Ann Martin

February 12, 1952May 2, 2021
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LaWanda "LuLu" Ann Martin, age 69, went to meet the Lord on Sunday, May 2, 2021. LaWanda was born on Febraury 12, 1952 in Dallas, GA, daughter of James Edward McGinnis and Mary Magdalene Hite McGinnis. LaWanda was a longtime, successful and award winning real estate agent in Bartow County. She also served on the Bartow County School Board for four years. In her spare time she enjoyed going on cruises with her loving husband of forty-eight years, Kenneth Martin and tending to her flower gardens. The joy of her life was spending quality time with her family and especially her grandchildren. She was a true servant of the Lord and a proud member of Stamp Creek Baptist Church. LaWanda is preceded in death by her father, James Edward McGinnis; brother, Dale McGinnis. Survivors include her mother, Mary McGinnis; husband, Kenneth Martin; sons, Christopher Martin and Corey (Carrie) Martin; grandchildren, Will Martin, Parker Martin and Sara Beth Martin; brother, David McGinnis; nieces, Kristy Fitzgerald and Kacy Bennett. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at two o'clock in the afternoon on Friday, the 7th of May, 2021 in the chapl of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Corey Martin and Rev. Travis Davis officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Parker Martin, Will Martin, Mark Rakestraw, Brandon Rollins, Vann Vaughan, Kyle Hartsook. Honorary pallbearers are Pam Corriher, Tammy Frith, Judy Hargett, Sarah Howell, Carlene Perry and the late Tina Archer. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five o'clock in the evening until nine on Thursday, the 6th of May, 2021 at Owen Funeral Home and also from eleven in the morning until the service hour on Friday. Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr. is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Martin.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

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Chris Harrelson

May 6, 2021

I can’t remember ever seeing Mrs.Martin without a cheerful and sincere smile. We’re praying God comfort and bless the Family through this time of mourning. She will be missed. The Harrelson’s

Patricia Mancil

May 5, 2021

My sincere condolences to Lawanda‘s family! I have such fond memories of our teenage years, with Lawanda, my sister Charlotte and Sandra Phillips. You will be missed sweet lady Patricia (Patsy) Griffith Mancil 💔

sue tucker

May 5, 2021

LaWanda was a beautiful person inside and out..always had a kind word and I felt honored to have worked with her and known her. Prayers to the family

With love, Sue Tucker

Procare Prosthetics and Orthotics

May 5, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Martin was such a joy to work with. Hearing all of her and Kenny's stories of their love for gardening and all of their beautiful grandchildren brought so much joy and smiles to our office. She will be very much missed!

Daniel Deems

May 4, 2021

LaWanda will be missed, but not forgotten. A very professional and excellent realtor, a beautiful person, but most of all a great friend!

Susan Bell

May 3, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss Kenny and the entire family. I didn’t know her well, but I remember her beautiful smile and sweet nature. Peace be with you my cousin❤️🙏🏻🤗

D Priest

May 3, 2021

Say hello to Charlotte for me, you and Sandra Phillips were with her the first time I met her. Dennis

Sandra Hite

May 3, 2021

So very sorry for your loss.Prayers for the whole family.Jackson and Sandra Hite

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