Mrs. Anne Willis Martin, age 71, of Barnesville passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in an Upson County healthcare facility.A native of Forsyth, Mrs. Martin, along with her husband, Mr. Walter George Martin, were the former owners of Haisten-Martin Funeral Home in Barnesville.Survivors include her husband, Mr. Walter George Martin of Barnesville; one stepson, W. Tim Martin of Atlanta; two sons, W. Todd Martin of Charlotte, N.C., and Rev. David B. Sanders of Griffin; one daughter, Melanie Sanders Mayers of Barnesville; one stepdaughter, Susan Alesia Martin Hickman of Atlanta; 11 grandchildren; four brothers, Al W. Scott, Danny Scott, Michael Willis and John Willis; one sister, Susan Willis Updegraff; and one stepsister, Joy Scott.Funeral services for Mrs. Anne Willis Martin were conducted Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 3 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Barnesville with the Rev. Garth Forster officiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. The family received friends at the Williams Funeral Home on Friday, July 13, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Little Children of the World, Inc., P.O. Box 37, Barnesville, Ga., 30204 (littlechildren.org) or to Honduras Outreach, Inc., 4105 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, Ga., 30345 (hoi.org).Those who wish may view the memorial page and sign the guestbook online at williamsfh.net.Williams Funeral Home of Barnesville is in charge of arrangements, 770-358-1678.
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