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Obituary for Hallie Safrona Martin

Hallie S. Newby Martin, age 98, of Sparta, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Martin was born in 1922 in Dibrell, Warren County,Tennessee to Michael Wilson Newby and Martha Emma Redmon Newby.

Hallie's husband was a veteran of World War II, and she worked at an aircraft factory in Louisiana during the war. She was also owner-operator of a restaurant in Nashville for many years before moving to Florida where she lived for most of her life.

Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Rex Martin, her parents, two sisters: Helen Newby Rigsby and Pauline Newby Griffith; three brothers: Willaim Carson Newby, Norman Buel Newby, and Eudean Gray Newby; six nephews and nieces: Billy Roy Griffith, Joyce Rigsby Green, Muriel Newby Irvin, Bobby Newby, Joseph Newby, and David Michael Newby.

Survivors include:

Nephews- Paul Rigsby of Dibrell, TN; John Newby of Sparta, TN; and Charles Newby of Lebanon

Niece- Norma Newby Redmon of Pacific Grove, CA.

Several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

There will be a private graveside service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Warren County, TN.

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