Archie Rule “Micky” Martin

Published 1:57 pm Thursday, November 12, 2020

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Archie Rule “Micky” Martin, 68, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at his residence following an extended illness.
A native of Dickenson County, Va., he was a son of the late Lester and Maude Branham Martin.
Micky worked in the coal mines in Virginia for many years before moving to Tennessee, then worked at Southeast Industrial. His hobbies were working on cars, locksmithing and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Carolyn Sue Nave Martin, who passed away February 10, 2020; by five sisters, Willie Mae Blair, Myrtle Stowel, Linda Martin, Brenda Martin and Zelma Ramsey; and three brothers, Ronald, Jack and Buddy Martin.
Left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Melissa (Timmy) Buckles; four grandchildren, Shyann Rogers, Evan Rogers, Gabriel Buckles and Titus Buckles; several nieces and nephews; and his special friends, Michael Rogers and Ashley Garland.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday, November 15, in the Nave Cemetery (Bishop Hollow) with the Rev. Larry Garland officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, will be Timmy Buckles, Michael Rogers, Jerry Buckles, Tim Baumgardner, Lee Mounts, Chris Hughes and Jerry Brown. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Amedisys Hospice, especially Megan Renfro, Paige Dempsey, Jerry Brown, Lee Mounts, Chris Hughes and Michelle Crowell for all the care and compassion shown during this difficult time. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Martin family.

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