Syrilda Faye Martin, age 84, of Hueysville, KY, wife of Palmer A. Martin, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard, KY. She was born May 13, 1937 in Hueysville, KY a daughter of the late Perry and Cleffie Prater. She was a retired school teacher, working in the Floyd County School System and the Mountain Christian Academy during her career. She was a member of the Baptist Church and the Kentucky Retired School Teachers Association.
Along with her husband, she is survived by one son: Stanley (Marcy) Martin, Wellington, KY; one daughter: Carla (Henry) Shepherd, Pikeville, KY; one daughter at heart: Sandra Thacker, Hueysville, KY; one brother: Hubert (Doe) Prater, Hueysville, KY; two sisters: Peggy (Russell) Ray, Highland Heights, KY, Shelbia Jean Caudill, Oldsmar, FL; four grandchildren: Amanda (Matt) Mullins, Zackary Martin, Kathryn Martin; Dawayne Martin; five great grandchildren: Austin Mullins, Brayden Mullins, Connor Mullins, and Presstyn Rowe.
In addition to her parents, Syrilda was preceded in death by two brothers: Rondel Ray Prater, Ricky Prater, one sister: Barbara Turner, and one grandchild: Paizleigh Rowe
Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY with Sonny Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in the John Wess Prater Cemetery, Prater Fork, Hueysville, KY and visitation will be after 6:00 p.m. Thursday and after 10:00 a.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home.