Welcome to the memorial page for

James Dennis Martin

January 24, 1954 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 63)

Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of James Dennis “Dennie” Martin, age 63 of Decherd.  Mr. Martin passed away at his home in the early morning hours of Saturday December 2, 2017.  He was a lifelong resident of Franklin County and a great fan of truck and tractor pulls, loved being outdoors and hunting.  He earned his living as a farmer and loved his land.  He was a great friend to everyone he knew and will be remembered for the genuine friendship he showed others.  Throughout his life he showed what the Bible means by “love thy neighbor”.  Mr. Martin is preceded in death by his wife, Selma Jean Martin; mother Lydia Mae East Martin and his father, Charlie Eugene Martin; brother, Albert Martin.  He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Sue (Colin) Loudermilk of Tullahoma; sons, James Dennis Martin, Jr. of Lynchburg and Jamie Eugene Martin of Decherd; grandchildren, James Albert Martin of Decherd and Henry Adam Loudermilk of Tullahoma; sisters, Betty Sue Hill of Decherd, Jean (Herschel) Smith of Cowan and Wanda Stephens of Cowan, Jo Ann (Buddy) Jackson of Decherd, brother, George Thomas (Libby) Martin of Decherd; sister-in-law, Betty Mae Martin of Decherd; numerous nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be Monday December 4, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday December 5, 2017 from the Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home with Bro. Mickey Henley officiating.  Interment will follow at the Gum Creek Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Hill, Jared Hill, Carl Lynn, Austin Ray Bergin, Thomas Murphy, Johnny Martin, Chad Ray Martin and Caleb Anderson.  On-line condolences may be sent to .

 Service Information

December 4, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
December 5, 2017

1:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

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