Marjorie Phala Christian Martin

Marjorie Phala Christian Martin age 93 a homemaker of Sweet Water, AL died February 22, 2017 at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was born December 5, 1923 in Nanafalia, AL to James Edward and Rebecca Viola Christian. She was a member of Putnam Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Eddie Martin of Marion, MS; two daughters, Phala M. (Larry) Nelson of Butler, AL; and Tereasa M. (Earl Ray) Mason of Gilbertown, AL; four grandchildren, Tina Nelson (Jonathan) Parten, C. J. (Tina) Nelson, Bailey Mason, and Paige Mason, seven great grandchildren, Landon Parten, Abney Parten, Trey Parten, Tommy Blalock, Bryce Blalock, Braylee Blalock, and Sawyer Nelson.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Leroy Martin, her parents, James Edward and Rebecca Viola Bozone Christian, four brothers, Edward Clyde Christian, Clelon Christian, Milford Christian, and Eldridge Christian, four sisters, Sadie Miller, Dora Breckinridge, Gladys Robinson, and Beth Johnson.

Visitation will be held at Putnam Baptist Church on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm service time with Rev. David Manasco officiating. Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Nanafalia, AL.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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