Funeral service for Mrs. Shirley Lynn Reese Martin, age 69, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg, TN. Mrs. Martin passed away May 15, 2017 in Huntsville Hospital.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Buford Henry and Georgie Mae Thompson Reese. Shirley was a hairdresser for 47 years. She enjoyed her clients who participated in Fairest of the Fair and helping them with prom. She also loved to read and was a devoted caregiver and wife to her husband Johnny.
Survivors include her husband Johnny Martin; two brothers Horace (Martha) and Jerry (Pat) Reese both of Fayetteville; sister Colleen (JC) Stewart of Tullahoma; sisters-in-law Lisa Brooks Reese; Sylvia Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by brothers Jimmy, Fred, Joe, and Kerry Reese and sister Margaret Douglas.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday May 18, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.