Ruth Brinn Martin

November 01, 1935 - January 17, 2023


Obituary For Ruth Brinn Martin

Ruth (Brinn) Martin, 87 of Big Lake, MN, formerly of Jacksonville, N.C. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Ruth was born on November 1, 1935 to the late Ruebin and Sarah Giles Williams in Belhaven, North Carolina. Also, preceding Ruth in death was her first husband, Dennard Franklin Brinn, who passed away in 2003; second husband Roy Martin; son, Dennard Franklin Brinn, Jr.; brother, Lonnie Williams; sister, Marie Jeffers and a granddaughter, Jennifer Wetherington. Surviving Ruth are three daughters, Juanita Kaiser and husband Uwe, of Boise, ID, Doreen Garrett and husband Ron, of Annapolis, MD, Valerie Loftus and husband Kevin, of Big Lake, MN; grandchildren, Anna, Chris, Sherry, James, Sarah, Brian, Wendy and Kyle along with several loving great grandchildren and her fur babies Jack and Lucy. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was dedicated to her family and God and will be missed by all who knew her. Ruth will be forever in our hearts. A Visitation will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 10:00-11:00am at Johnson Funeral Home, 2685 Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00am also at the funeral home. Interment will be at 12:00pm at Carolina Coast State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Montford Landing Road, Jacksonville, NC. Please, share Memories and Condolences with the family by clicking on the "Share-A-Memory" tab. Johnson Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel is honored to serve the family of Ms. Ruth Brinn Martin.

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  • January 24, 2023

    Ms. Ruth has been a constant in my life since 1972. She has never shown me anything but love. I was really a rotten teenager too but always felt like one of the family! Seems as though she always understood. She will be missed terribly. I'm so lucky to have talked with her only last week. Much love to Juanita, Doreen and Valerie.

  • January 23, 2023

    Mrs. Brinn, Mrs. Perkins and Mrs. Ramsey sure did keep the Brynn Marr Roses in tip top shape in the 1970's and 80's. These ladies trained many a manager and cashiers.

  • January 23, 2023

    Juanita, Valerie, and Doreen: It is hard for me to tell you how much I loved your Mom. She was so Special to me. She will always have a special place in my heart ♥. She is with Mom and Lonnie now. Love Pam Jeffers


  • The Forever Sweet Bouquet

    Laura Cook sent The Forever Sweet Bouquet for Ruth Brinn Martin - January 23, 2023

    May God bless. Bryan and Laura

  • Peace & Serenity Dishgarden

    Peace & Serenity Dishgarden was sent for Ruth Brinn Martin - January 23, 2023

  • 5 TREES

    Mike & Vicki Baumgartner Family planted 5 trees in memory of Ruth Brinn Martin . - January 23, 2023

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