Mrs. Frances Brown Martin, age 80, passed away on Sunday, March 03, 2019 at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee, Georgia. Frances was born on December 20, 1938 to the late William (Ott) and Christeen (Rowland) Brown in Hiawassee, Georgia. She was a member of Old Brasstown Church. She enjoyed traveling with her late husband William Fred Martin. Frances also had a love for flowers, photography, gardening, canning vegetables and cooking for her family. She spent most of her working years as a secretary with her last position at Home Health. Frances is proceeded in death by her parents and husband and one sister Myrtle Brown. She is survived by brother Glover Brown of Hiawassee; bother and sister-in-law Cecil and Dot Brown of Blairsville; sister and brother-in-law Carolyn and Douglas Chastain of Hiawassee; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews; one great great nephew and special great nephew and nieces Sage and Alahana Cook; along with a host of extended family and friends.
Family will receive friends Monday, March 4, 2019 at Banister Funeral Home 5:00 until 8:00PM
Services will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the chapel of Banister Funeral Home at 2:00PM with Rev. Billy Stiles and Rev. Bradley Thomas officiating.
Music by: Willie and Nola Jean Nichols "Spirit Bless"
Interment will follow in the Meadow Grove Cemetery in Hayesville, North Carolina.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Dan Chastain, Donald Brown, Garland Rowland, Kenneth Rowland, Tommy Moore and Donnie Martin.
Banister Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.