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William “Bird” Martin (12-9-19) service 12-13-19

William Jason “Bird” Martin, 45, of Selmer, died on Monday, Dec. 9, at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Memphis.
He was born in McNairy County, son of Gail Allensworth and Rickey Paul Martin.
He had previously worked at Aqua Glass/Masco Bath Corporation and most recently Thysen-Krupp Elevator in Middleton, Tennessee.
He is survived by his mother, Gail Williams Allensworth of Selmer; father, Rickey Paul Martin and stepmother Patty of Pickwick; maternal grandmother, Kathleen Williams of Walnut, Mississippi; stepbrother, Justin Hanna of Savannah; stepsister, Leann Gordon of Savannah; and three nieces.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Roger Moore; maternal grandfather, Pierce Williams; and paternal grandparents, Eathel and Lucy Martin.
Services were held on Friday, Dec. 13, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer with Tony Polk and Lynn Carroll officiating. Burial followed in Curtis Hill Cemetery at Bethel Springs.