In Memory of



Obituary for Teresa Martin

Teresa Martin of Wiggins, formerly of Yazoo City, 66, was born July 3, 1956, in Kilmichael, Montgomery County, MS to Wayne Marshall and Jocleta Cain Cartledge. She passed away June 29, 2023.

Funeral services are 11:00 AM Friday, July 7, 2023, at Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church in Kilmichael. Visitation is from 9:00 AM until service time with burial in the church cemetery. Matt Martin and Benny Charles Hill will officiate. Serving as pallbearers are Evan Cartledge, Jeffry Peters, Brayden Peters, Caleb Peters, Trace Peters, Trey Pearson, and Alex Pearson. Honorary pallbearers are Ricky Nail and Owen Graves.

Teresa was a graduate of Winona Academy, Holmes Community College and attended the University of Mississippi, Oxford for two years. She worked at King’s Daughters Hospital/Baptist Memorial, Yazoo City for thirty-eight years and when illness terminated her employment, she was the Director of Medical Records. She was a member of the American Medical Association, the Mississippi Medical Association, and the National Association of Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was a lifelong member of Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church in Kilmichael and served for many years as church pianist.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wayne Marshall Cartledge.

Teresa is survived by her husband Billy Wayne Martin; one son Matthew Wayne Martin, Sr. (Melanie Huff); four grandchildren Baylee Grace, Ella Joy, Matthew Wayne, Jr. and John Landen Martin; one brother Marshall Flake Cartledge, II (Rebecca) of Wiggins; one sister, Connie Lynnette Cartledge of Alexander, VA; mother Jocleta Cartledge of Kilmichael; a niece Morgan Peters (Jeffry); a nephew Evan Milton Cartledge; three great nephews Brayden, Caleb and Trace Peters; and one great niece Allie Peters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Poplar Creek Cemetery Fund, attn Billy Cummins, 488 Hwy 413, Kilmichael, MS 39747.