September 22, 1966 - November 18, 2015
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 49 Passed away at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Billie Joanne Hancock Williamson Martin, was born on September 22, 1966, in Wilson County, to the late Mary Louise and Billy Ray Hancock. Joanne accepted Christ at an early age at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Watertown, TN. She would say “If the Lord doesn’t do anything else, He’s already done enough” was one of her favorite songs. God called Joanne to her heavenly home on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Joanne received her education at Watertown High School. She worked at Wynns Percision while in Lebanon, TN and Mayo Clinic while in Rochester MN. She enjoyed braiding hair, going to the casino, and cookouts. She married Alphonso Williamson in January 1987 and to this union 1 child (Alkesha Williamson) was born. On February 14, 2008 she married Kennedy B. Martin, Sr. and to this union 2 children (Kennedy Jr. and Kenyanna Martin) were born. She was preceded in death by her parents. She leaves a lifetime of memories to her husband , Kennedy B. Martin, Sr.; 2 daughters, Alkesha Williamson and Kenyanna Martin; 1 son, Kennedy B. Martin ,Jr.; step father, Robert Beard of Watertown, TN; grandmother, Dorothy Seay of Lebanon, TN; 4 sisters, Regina McCathern (Harold) of Lebanon, TN, Tereke Whittico (Andrew) of Lebanon, TN, Rosalyn Beard-Davis (Terrance) of Lebanon, TN, Rita Beard-Lyles (Meaco) of Antioch, TN; 2 brothers Timothy Dickerson of Mt. Juliet, TN and Roosevelt Beard of Watertown, TN; 2 brother-in-laws Terrance Martin (Sabrina) of Murfreesboro, TN, and Willie P. of Murfreesboro, TN; 3 grandchildren Krysis Watson, Kharmmah Watson, and Kenysis Porter; 8 aunts, Katherine Cason (James) of Lebanon, TN, Billie Ann Strong (Stan) of Nashville, TN, Ester McShepard (Granell) of Nashville, TN, Christine Beasley (James) of Lebanon, TN, Elsie Hancock of Lebanon, TN, Carrie Word of Mt. Juliet, TN, Glenda Seay of Lebanon, TN, and Mammie Shaw (Henry) of Gallatin, TN; 3 uncles, Charles William Seay (Ophelia) of Lebanon, TN, Rhea Forrest Seay of Lebanon, TN, and Eddie Maynard of Lebanon, TN; 8 nieces, Heather McCathern, Keoshia Ward, Yareziah Young, Mecosha Lyles, Orlondrea Lyles, Jocara Dickerson, Jasmine Pillow and Terriana Davis; 4 nephews, Herschal McCathern, Tylan Dickerson, Meaco Lyles Jr. and Terrance Davis Jr. (TJ). A host of great aunts, uncles, cousin and devoted friends Clarance Carter, Pam Avant and Nancy Smith. Please keep the Martin, Beard, and Hancock families in your prayers.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 49 Passed away at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Billie Joanne Hancock Williamson Martin, was born on September 22, 1966, in Wilson County, to the late Mary Louise and Billy Ray Hancock. Joanne accepted Christ at... View Obituary & Service Information
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