J Pigg Stink Bait

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Obituary

Jerry Martin
April 29, 1938- November 6, 2019

Jerry Martin, 81, of Stephenville, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Fort Worth.


Jerry was born on April 29, 1938 in Stephenville to the late L. L. ‘Blackie’ and Johnnie Mae Thomas Martin. Jerry married Jo Nell Van Cleave on June 1, 1957 in El Paso.

Jo preceded him in death on July 28, 1988.

Jerry married Nadean Mings on November 4, 1989 in Stephenville.


Jerry served the Lord in the local churches he attended, and served the First Baptist Church as a Deacon.


He was a founding member of Town and Country (Interbank), held a prison ministry, and conducted a local drug rehab Bible study.


Jerry served as commissioner of Precinct 1 in Erath County from 1996 until 2008.
He was a hog farmer, rancher, fishing guide, and a lifelong resident of Erath County.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Nadean; son, Chet and wife Gina Martin; grandsons, Elijah Martin and Ben Martin; two step-sons, Byron Koonsman and Brad Koonsman; three granddaughters, Brianna Koonsman, Kaylee Koonsman, and Hannah Koonsman Henderson.

Besides his parents, and wife, Jo; Jerry was also preceded in death by a brother, Monte Martin.