Rev. Ernest Martin Jr.


The Rev. Ernest Reuben Martin Jr., 36, of Nashville, died at 9 p.m. June 25, 2017, in Brown County.

The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Wheeler and the Rev. Howard Russell officiating. Calling will be from 4 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nashville.

Memorials may be made to the Rev. Ernest Martin Jr. Memorial Fund through the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Linda L. Martin of Nashville; daughters, Abigail Martin and Lydia Martin of Nashville; his expected son, due in November, Ernest Reuben Martin III; parents, Ernest R. Sr. and Clara Martin of Knoxville, Tennessee; and sister, Michelle (Luke) Ownby of Knoxville.

He was preceded in death by his children, Noah, Nathaniel and Star Martin.