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Doris Lee Martin

February 28, 1940 — March 18, 2021

Marion-Doris Lee Martin, age 81, of Marion, passed away at 10:30pm on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at her home in Marion.

Doris was born in Marion on February 28, 1940, the daughter of Harold Hobe and Elberta Lenora (Whitehead) Tanner. She married Edward Martin, Sr. in Johnston City on May 29, 1956. He preceded her in death on October 18, 2016.

Doris spent her life as a homemaker and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be missed by all those that knew and loved her.

Survivors include:

Son-Edward Martin, Jr. of Johnston City

Daughter-in-law- Carlettia Martin of Marion


Jeremy Martin and wife Jackie of Marion

Derek Martin and wife Chayla of Marion

Cody Martin and wife Taylor of Marion

Great grandchildren:

Blake Martin

Brooklyn Martin

Several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers- John and Gary Tanner.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Roger Potocki officiating.  Burial will follow at New Salem Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5pm-7pm on Monday, March 22, 2021 at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are suggested to SIH Cancer Institute and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 1704 N. Court/Marion, IL   62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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