Carl “Tooter” Martin – WJLE Radio


November 8, 2021

Mr. Carl “Tooter” Martin at the age of 59 from Smithville, TN passed away on Saturday November 6, 2021 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital.

Mr. Martin was born on April 25, 1962 in Smithville, TN, to his parents, the late Johnny Lee and Ruby Mae Martin Norman and a stepfather, Oscar Norman. He had worked in construction and was of the Baptist denomination.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home with interment to follow at DeKalb Cemetery. Visiting with family will be Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until funeral time at 1 p.m.

Survivors include 4 children, Whitney Martin, Jeremiah Martin and Chantal Martin all of Smithville, TN and Malachi Martin of Manchester, TN. 3 grandchildren, Kiara Martin, Krislyn Martin and Jazzalina Sullivan. 2 sisters, Shirley McCoy Reedy of Smithville, TN & Christina (Jonathon) Young of Manchester, TN. Brother, Ronnie Reedy of Smithville, TN. 2 Nieces, Brittany (Jonathon) Hardison of Brentwood, TN & Kennedy Norman Young of Manchester, TN. Nephew, Jermaine McCoy of Smithville, Tennessee. Great-nephew, Oscar Norman Hardison of Brentwood, Tennessee. 3 aunts, Peggy (James) Owens of Smithville, TN, Zeda Norman of Manchester, TN and Mary McCoy of Smithville, TN who was like a second mother to him. Uncle, Carl (Shirley) Norman from California. 2 cousins ​​sharing a special bond, Vickey Hayes Gwynn from Cookeville, TN & Jeff League from Smithville, TN. The Cousins ​​& Friends host also survives.

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home will take care of the arrangements


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