Brett M. Martin

Dec 14th, 2005
Brett M. Martin

GOREVILLE- Brett Michael Martin, age 36 of Goreville, formerly of Herrin, passed away at 10:30 am on Wednesday December 14, 2005 at his residence in Goreville.

Brett was born in Carbondale on August 9, 1969 to George J. and Colette (Howard) Martin. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved spending time with his two best friends, his rotweilers, Benno and Heidi.

Survivors include-
His parents- George and Colette Martin- Goreville, IL (formerly of Herrin)
2 brothers- Rick Martin- Belleville, IL
Chad and Amanda Martin- Marion, IL
1 sister- Heather and Aaron Jerrells- Carterville, IL
Grandparents- Mildred and Everett Younkin- Herrin, IL
Niece- Amy Emery- Herrin, IL
Nephew- Adam Emery- Herrin, IL
Nieces and Nephews- Kaleb, Jade and Kara Martin
Blake and Logan Jerrells
Aunts- Rose and Joe Magyar- Herrin, IL
Gina and David Rancillio- Herrin, IL
Debbie Howard- California
Uncles- Dick and Patti Piper- Goreville, IL
Rex and Debbie Piper- Herrin, IL
Bo and Susan South- Herrin, IL
Beloved pet rotweilers and best friends- Benno and Heidi

He was preceded in death by-
sister- Sheila Martin Emery
grandparents- John R and Jeanette Ferguson
grandpa-Don Howard
Aunt Kay Gossman

Funeral services for Brett will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday December 17, 2005 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev Jim Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-9pm on Friday December 16, 2005 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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