Ms. Shirley Ann Martin passed away April 10, 2017. She was born June 8, 1943, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the proud parents of Joe and Lottia Martin. She attended Booker T. Washington High School where she ran track for two years and played basketball, graduating in 1960. Shirley worked many jobs throughout her life retiring from Hamilton County Nursing Home in 1981. She was a loving life member of Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church for 20 years, then affiliated with New Horizon Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Hawkinsville Baptist Church. The body will lie-in-state after noon today. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Interment - Highland Cemetery. John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.