Valdosta Daily Times

September 21, 2010

Sue Martin Boyette


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Sue Martin Boyette, 84, of Hahira, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at her home. She was born in Barney on Nov. 15, 1925, to the late William A. and Coma Lee Walker Maxwell and was a lifelong resident of this area. Mrs. Boyette was a member of the Hahira United Methodist Church and a retired registered nurse with Smith Hospital. She was a member of the first Hahira Garden Club, member of the Hahira Historical Society, Red Hat Society and Dinner Clubs. Mrs. Boyette lived in Adel for 16 years where she was very active in the Adel United Methodist Church before returning to Hahira six years ago.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Alex and Debbie Martin of Valdosta; her daughter and son-in-law, Dani and Pat Buchanan of Franklin, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Trey Martin of Valdosta, Blake (Tricia) Martin of St. Augustine, Fla., and Jay Buchanan of Franklin, Tenn.; great-grandchild, Payton Renee Martin of St. Augustine, Fla.; her sister, Lynette Downing of Hahira; three sisters-in-law, Verne Martin Griffin of Hahira, Melba Alderman and Mary (Paul) Swindell, all of Valdosta; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, A.B. “Sonny” Martin and Lossie L. Boyette Jr.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, in Sunset Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Morgan officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the A.B. “Sonny” Martin Scholarship Fund in care of Valdosta State University, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. — Martin/McLane Funeral Home of Hahira