Judith A. Martin


Mrs. Judith A. Martin, 77, of Temperanceville, passed on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. Born Jan. 23, 1943, in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Calvin Burns Craig and the late Maudeline Craig. She was the wife of 40 years to Thomas E. Martin.

Judy had a deep love for her family and an unending care of others including her children, sister, and in-laws. She loved flowers and fishing in her free time. Music was special to Judy and she loved George Jones and Elvis. She and her husband also made frequent visits to the Amish country in Lancaster, Pa., which she dearly loved.

Judy is survived by her husband of 40 years, Thomas E. Martin, of Virginia; daughters, Beth Anne Butler, of Florida, and Sandi (Dean) Hickman, of Virginia; grandchildren, Ronald Merritt Jr. and Christina Merritt; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded by a great-granddaughter; one sister; and three brothers.

Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., and a funeral service at Holloway Funeral Home, 107 Vine St., Pocomoke City, MD 21851. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Donnie Bailey. Interment will be held in private at Downing Cemetery in Oak Hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the New Church Volunteer Fire Department.