Mr. Florian Dwight Martin

December 9, 1948 – May 20, 2020

Florian Dwight Martin passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the age of 71. He was a graduate of FPHS, class of 1967. He received his business degree from Auburn University in 1972. Dwight co-owned Martin’s Jewelers, which received business of the year in 2011. He was a life-time member of the Auburn Alumni Association. He loved Auburn football, fishing, and being with his grandchildren.

He is survived by:

Wife of 50 years: Peggy Martin

Mother: Geneva Martin

Son: Will Martin (Julie Chitwood Martin)

Daughter: Dr. Libby Martin Pope (Dr. Jonathan Pope)

Grandchildren: Meg Martin, Lilly Martin, Charlie Pope & Liz Pope

Brother: Derrell Martin

Sister: Lana Harms

Several Nieces & Nephews

The Family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 1525, Ranson, WV 25438


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Date of Funeral: The Family will be having a private Graveside Service

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Officiating: Rev. Dwayne New

Burial Location: Valley Head Cemetery

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38 entries.
Jerry & Ruby Baker from Fort Payne, Al wrote on May 22, 2020 at 12:55 am
With sympathy for your loss and prayers for the family. May God be your comfort.
Ron Sparks from Montgomery , Al wrote on May 22, 2020 at 12:47 am
Very sorry to hear about my friend Dwight , prayers for all the family.
Michelle French from Milford, Massachusetts wrote on May 21, 2020 at 11:32 pm
Dearest condolences to Dwight’s family. Miss you all.
Bobby &Evelyn Jones from Fort payne wrote on May 21, 2020 at 11:13 pm
From fort payne Bobby$Evelyn Jones sorrow to hear about Dwight our prayers go out to the Martin Family
Paul Le May from Bracebridge Canada wrote on May 21, 2020 at 10:48 pm
My heartfelt condolences to everyone. I will be praying for all if you while you take this uneasy road. May God Bless all of you at this time. ❤️🙏
Susan ODell from Douglasville wrote on May 21, 2020 at 10:44 pm
I am so sorry to hear this. Dwight was always such a kind person. Praying for comfort for his family!

Susan Womack O’Dell
SARAH HAASE from ALABASTER wrote on May 21, 2020 at 10:13 pm
My heart is sad at the loss of a lifelong friend. Dwight was a good person and will be missed. Prayers for Peggy, Will, Libby.and family.
Donna Hughes from Fort Payne wrote on May 21, 2020 at 9:52 pm
So sorry for your loss. Praying for family especially my bowling buddy Geneva!
Dianne Horton from Pinson wrote on May 21, 2020 at 9:36 pm
So very sorry for your loss.
Prayers for you all.
Karen Beck Lacy from Dawsonville wrote on May 21, 2020 at 9:30 pm
This breaks my heart. I always remember how nice he was growing up. My Dad always thought the world of him. Sending prayers and thoughts to all of the family.
Clark Miller from Plano wrote on May 21, 2020 at 9:26 pm
God Bless and prayers to you all!!!
Kathy Burt from Fort Payne wrote on May 21, 2020 at 8:50 pm
So sorry for your loss. Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap you in his loving arms and give you strength and comfort in the coming days. 😔🙏
Anita Miller from Fort Payne wrote on May 21, 2020 at 8:46 pm
Peggy and family, so very sorry for your loss. Loved Dwight and love all of you! Praying for peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Tommy Hicks from Ft Payne , Al wrote on May 21, 2020 at 7:54 pm
Prayers for family. Dwight was a good Auburn man and a good friend. We had some good times at Auburn and fishing.
Annette Baugh from Fort Payne wrote on May 21, 2020 at 7:35 pm
So very sorry to see this... Prayers and sympathy for the Martin family and friends.
Lowry & Phyliss Stout from Scottsboro Al wrote on May 21, 2020 at 7:23 pm
My heart is broken..Such a good person. Everyone who knew him will miss him. God bless all family and friends. Can’t say enough.
buddy m stone from hixson wrote on May 21, 2020 at 6:33 pm
Peggy Gail and I well be thing of
you and your family. BUDDY
Denise Harris from Sylvania wrote on May 21, 2020 at 6:24 pm
Geneva, So sorry to hear of your son's passing. Prayers for the family.

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