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Cornelius Vanderbilt "Hootie" Martin

By Staff
Crestview, Fla.
Mr. Cornelius Vanderbilt "Hootie" Martin, 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003 in a Crestview nursing facility. He was a native and long-time resident of the Keego community. He served with the U.S. Army and the Merchant Marines. He was a member of Catawba Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by a brother, Tommy Martin, of Brewton; two sisters, Connie Derrindinger of Bryan, Texas and Carolyn Wright of Dallas, Texas and a nephew.
Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel of Craver's Funeral Home with Dr. Stephen Yuhasz officiating. Burial followed at Catawba Cemetery with Craver's Funeral Home directing.