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Jettie Mae Martin

October 18, 1948 — January 25, 2024

Augusta, Georgia

In Loving Memory of Jettie Mae Martin

Jettie Mae Martin, a talented and accomplished professional seamstress, has left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her life was one of creativity, skill, and dedication, as she poured her heart and soul into every stitch. It is with heavy hearts that we announce her passing on January 25, 2024, in Augusta, Georgia.

Born on October 18, 1948, in the serene Jefferson County, Jettie Mae's passion for sewing began at a young age. As she grew older, her love for the art flourished and soon became her chosen path in life. Through countless hours spent meticulously crafting exquisite garments and breathtaking designs, Jettie Mae became renowned for her expertise and attention to detail. Her work not only adorned bodies but also told stories and captured the essence of those who wore her creations.

Jettie Mae's dedication to her craft was truly admirable. She possessed a rare talent to transform ordinary fabrics into extraordinary pieces that radiated elegance and grace. Generations who sought her expertise attested to her impeccable craftsmanship. Her unwavering commitment to excellence set new standards within the world of fashion.

Beyond her artistic brilliance, Jettie Mae was a compassionate soul who touched many lives outside of her studio walls. She found joy in lending a helping hand to those less fortunate and sharing her knowledge with aspiring seamstresses. Jettie Mae mentored countless individuals throughout her career, passing down her skills and inspiring others to pursue their own creative paths.

To honor the remarkable life that Jettie Mae Martin lived, we invite you to join us for two special services. The first service will be a Visitation held on Friday, February 2, 2024, from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home located at 314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA 30901. This gathering will be an opportunity for family, friends, and admirers to come together, share memories, and pay their respects to this extraordinary woman. The second service, a Graveside Service, will take place on February 3, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church, located at 9015 Campground Rd., Matthews, Georgia, 30818 This solemn occasion will be dedicated to celebrating Jettie Mae's life and reflecting on the profound impact she had on the world around her.

Jettie Mae Martin leaves behind a legacy that will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew her. Her artistry and passion for sewing have left an indelible mark on the fashion industry. She was a beacon of creativity and inspiration, fostering connections through the threads she wove so beautifully.

In memory of Jettie Mae Martin, we encourage you to keep her spirit alive by embracing your own creative endeavors. Let us all carry forward the legacy of this exceptional seamstress, celebrating her contributions to both her craft and those whose lives were touched by her kindness. Although Jettie Mae Martin has departed from our physical world, her impact will continue to resonate through generations. May she find eternal peace in the loving embrace of the divine.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 2, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home

314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA 30901

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Graveside Service

Saturday, February 3, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flat Rock Missionary Baptist

9015 Campground Rd, Matthews, GA 30818

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