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Velma H. Martin


Funeral service for Velma H. Martin, 65, of Rockford, will be Friday, June 9, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Weogufka.

Mrs. Martin died Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Holley; sister, Nadine Robinson; and parents, Arthur and Pearl Holley. She spent over 30 years working at Avondale Mills. She was a proud Nanny to her grandchildren and loved her family.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Martin; daughter, Crystal (Jonathan) Hardy; son, Jeremy (Rachel) Jacks; and three grandchildren, Shianne Jacks, Molly Hardy, and Joseph Hardy.

Visitation will be Friday, June 9, 2023, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Scott Smith, Joel Childress, Danny Harington, Rickie Chambless, and Ricky Hardy.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga will direct the services.

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