Martinsville Bulletin, Martinsville, VA, August 13, 2008
The funeral for Michael Fred “Elvis” Martin, 49, of Bassett, who died Aug. 10, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, will be held Thursday at Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Bassett. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.
Martin was born in Henry County on July 28, 1959, to Fred B. Martin and Mary C. Martin. He was preceded in death by his father.
He attended Fieldale-Collinsville High School, had worked at the former Fieldcrest Mills, and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Bassett.
Surviving, in addition to his mother of Bassett, are a daughter, Keela Rakes of Oak Level; a son, Michael B. Martin of Bassett; a sister, Shirley Whitehead of Bassett; and one grandchild. [EDITED]