MARTIN, LEE - Pemiscot County, Missouri | LEE MARTIN - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Lee MARTIN

Mount Zion Cemetery
Pemiscot County,
Missouri

14 Nov 1927 - 7 Sep 1945 Blytheville, MS, AR
Parents:
Noah Franklin Martin (1891 - 1944)
Daisy Emma Ivy Martin (1900 - 1983)

The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Thursday, September 13, 1945

Critically injured in a highway accident late Wednesday night near Steele, Lee Martin, 18, of Steele, died early Friday at the Blytheville hospital.

His head, face and body severely cut when his car passed under the protruding edge of a large truck, his condition had been critical since the accident. He died at 4 o'clock.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, at the home with burial at Mount Zion Cemetery.

The accident occurred when the car and a truck of Denver Alfalfa and Milling Co. collided on the gravel Highway 60 about 90 feet off Highway 61, at Aiken's Corner.

The Martin youth's father, Noah Martin, of Steele was killed in an automobile accident a year ago.

Son of Mrs. Daisy Martin of Steele, he is also survived by four sisters, Mrs. Audrey Marshall and Misses Jean, Ollie and Maxine Martin, all of Steele, and three brothers, Tech. Sgt. Herschel Martin, with the Army in the Pacific, Marvin and Hoyt Martin, both of Steele.

German Undertaking Company of Steele was in charge.

The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Thursday, September 6, 1945

Lee Martin, 18, of Steele is in the Blytheville Hospital suffering from a fractured skull, fractured elbow and cuts on his face and body, resulting from an automobile wreck Wednesday night at Aiken's Corner and Highway 61.

The crash occurred when a Denver Alfalfa truck driven by Buck Ballentine was approaching Aiken's Corner from the east and the Martin car was making the turn. The impact was so forceful that the Ford was driven completely under the truck, it was reported.

The Martin car was demolished with considerable damage being done to the Denver Alfalfa truck.

Sgt. Graham of Kennett was investigating the wreck.

Contributed on 10/24/15 by ttack
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Submitted: 10/24/15 • Approved: 10/27/15 • Last Updated: 4/14/18 • R776531-G0-S3

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