Charles Watson Martin


Charles Watson Martin, 58, of Oakman, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at his residence.

Family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Odom Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Odom Memorial Baptist Church, with Kilgore-Green Funeral Home directing.  Burial will be at Day Cemetery in Oakman. Gene Grace will officiate.

Martin was a member of Odom Memorial Baptist Church. He graduated from Oakman High School in 1978. He retired with 20 years in coal mining at Mary Lee I and Shoal Creek. He also retired in 2018 from Mercedes Benz. Charles enjoyed camping, golfing, swimming and watching Alabama Football.  He will be missed my many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph W. Martin and Betty Jean Walton Martin.

He is survived by his wife of seven years, Dian Olive Hitt Martin; children, Brandon Martin (Kristen), Megan Key (Josh), Chrissy Couture (Nolan) and Candice Trull (Kyle); granddaughters, Alex Martin, Bruklyn Key and Gemma Couture; mother-in-law, Jo Ellen Olive; brother-in-law, Dennis Olive (Jennifer); and a host of family and many friends.

Pallbearers will be Steve Creel, Jeff Guthrie, Dennis Olive, Josh Key, Nolan Couture and Kyle Trull.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503