Mrs. Betty Overstreet Martin



Mrs. Betty Overstreet Martin, age 82 of Stuart, Virginia passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. She was born in Franklin County, Virginia on December 6, 1934 to the late John Harrison Overstreet and Nellie Mae Walker Overstreet. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Trooper James Harold Martin; an infant son, John Arthur Martin; seven sisters, Belva O. Barbour, Georgia O. Boothe, Mary O. McCrickard, Ena Pearl O. Poisson, Algie O. Heath, Gladys O. Johnson, and Sarah O. Landsdown; and five brothers, Hampton, Gordon, John, Aaron, and Richard Overstreet. Betty had 43 years of service as secretary for the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office and was a faithful member of Stuart Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Martin is survived by her three children, Frank Martin and wife, Ashlie of Pfafftown, North Carolina, Jennifer Burton and husband, Chris of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Bobby Martin and Valerie Hocutt of Kernersville, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Katherine Martin, Christian Martin, Stuart Martin, Rebecca Milroy, and Alli Jo Martin; a sister, Leona English of Appomattox, Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Martin will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Stuart Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am with Pastor Danny Redman officiating. Burial will follow in Snow Creek Memorial Gardens Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Stuart, Virginia from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting