Charlie Maurice Martin



Charlie Maurice Martin, age 74, of Chadbourn went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, June 12, 2017 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Lifecare Center in Whiteville.

Final rites will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Cully and Dr. Ray Lundy officiating. Interment will follow in Piney Forest Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.
He was the son of the late Sudie Williamson and Charlie Langley Martin.
He was a graduate of Cerro Gordo High School (class of 1961) and a graduate of East Carolina University (class of 1965). Upon graduation Charlie pursued his career at Fayetteville Academy, 71st High School in Fayetteville, R.M. Wilson Jr. High School in Rocky Mount and the Columbus County School System primarily as a driver’s education teacher until his retirement.
Charlie was a devoted Christian and a very active member of Corinth Baptist Church serving as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, Sunday School superintendant and choir director in addition to many other capacities in the church.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Gathel Williamson Martin of the home. Step-sons, Tommy R. Barnes, Jr. of Fair Bluff and J. Brent Barnes of Charlotte; a sister, Patricia Langley Martin Davis and her husband, Louis J. Davis of Morehead City; grandchildren, Garrett Isam Barnes, Noah John Williams Barnes and Zachary Ryan Barnes; a niece, Dr. Julianne Martin Davis of Greenville, NC; a nephew, Louis J. Davis, II of Morehead City, NC; great-niece and nephews, Lila Katherine Davis, Dylan Webb Davis and Luke Martin Davis-Christ.
Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 3576 Old 74 Hwy, Chadbourn, NC 28431.