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Wanda Margaret Hall Martin, age 68, of 128 Antioch Road, Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was born April 2, 1947 in Mountain City, Tennessee to the late Mack McKinley Hall and Emma Mae Hammons Hall. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Hall, Erville Hall and Harley Hall, as well as six sisters, Susan Hall, India Hall, Phyllis Woods, Ella Mae Church, Lenetha Bumgardner, and Waunita Jennings.
Wanda loved gardening, canning, and was a past volunteer with Hale Ministries. One of Wanda’s most cherished activities was caring for her family and other people. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Rudd Martin, Jr. of the home; daughter, Karen Martin Pena and husband Jesse, Elizabethton, TN; special niece, Gail Gambill, Mountain City, TN; sister, Ruby Price, Mountain City, TN; two brothers, Estel Hall, Mountain City, TN and Boyd Hall, Greensboro, NC; granddaughter, Raven Pena and Levi Jones Elizabethton, TN; special “Auntie” to Dylan and Conner Simcox; several nieces and nephews also survive, as well as her special friend, Mary Ann Potter, Mountain City, TN.
Funeral services for Wanda were conducted Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Rev. Richard Stout and Rev. Ray Vaught officiating. Visitation was from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside services were at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2015 from the Hammons Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Steve Rhymer, Ronnie Martin, Jesse Pena, Sonny Gambill, Jerold Price, Jim Reece, Jeff Reece, Frank Osborne Jr. Chris Pierce, and Dirk Simcox. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Earl Taylor, Keith Wilson, Frank McCalister, Tom Reece, John Seats, Carl Williams, Bill Hammons, Ricky Price, Selmer Potter and Bob Heck.
At other times friends may call the residence at 128 Antioch Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Wanda’s name may be made to Johnson County Cancer Support Group in c/o Flo Bellamy at 3510 Highway 421 N, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at
Professional services for Wanda Margaret Hall Martin are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, Tennessee.