George Howard “Bits” Martin


George Howard “Bits” Martin, age 61, of Sumiton, passed away Monday June 11, 2018, at his residence.

He was owner/operator of M&M Wrecker Service in Sumiton. He was an avid racing fan.

Funeral services will be Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel.  Buster Lowrimore will officiate. Burial will follow in Wells Celestial Gardens in Sumiton. Visitation is Tuesday night 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.D. and Alice Martin and his special friend, Ricky Kratz.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Diane Martin; four children, Nick Martin (Nicole), Kimberly Martin (Chris), Shanna Martin and Michael Mackay; a grandson, Houston Owens; brother, Donald Joe Martin; sisters, Brenda Yarbrough and Doris Abbott; several other relatives and many friends.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323