MANNING - Alexander Martin, 78, widower of Theola Witherspoon Martin, died on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.

He was a son of the late James Ernest Martin and Victoria Thames Martin.

Funeral services for Mr. Martin will be held at noon on Monday at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, Manning, with the Rev. Terry Johnson, pastor, officiating, Pastor Anna Lawson presiding and Apostle Marlene Jefferies, Elder Leroy Dingle, Pastor Ashley B. Vaughn and Evangelist Sharon Mellette assisting. Burial will follow at the churchyard cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of his sister, Ella Mae Martin, 301 Hopkins St., Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.