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Janet Faye Hendrix Martin

August 10, 1943 — September 21, 2022

   Janet Faye Hendrix Martin, 79, of 198 Knowles Landing, Hertford, NC, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in Elizabeth City Health & Rehabilitation Center.

   Mrs. Martin was born in Chowan County on August 10, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Noah M. “Mack” and Adelaide Layden Hendrix. A graduate of Chowan High School where she played on the girls basketball team, she had many happy memories of growing up in the Cannons Ferry community, the daughter of hard working parents who farmed the land and fished the river.

   Retired as an executive in the banking industry, she had worked at both United National and First Citizens banks. Prior to those employments, for 20 years she worked for the Town of Edenton, first as a secretary to the Utilities Department, and later as the town’s Chief Financial Officer.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Randy Hendrix. Surviving is her husband of over 40 years, James D. “Jim” Martin, and his children, Jenni Rose Khamis (husband, Younan) and Doug Martin (wife, Laura Lea), both of Columbus, GA. She was “Grandma Janet” to James Douglas Martin III, Haley Grace Martin, Ari Khamis, and Asher Khamis. Also surviving is her brother, Johnny Mack Hendrix (wife, Nancy), and their daughter, Lisa Perry (husband, Shane, and children, Tony and Kayla), all of Tyner; and a sister-in-law, Wendy Hendrix of Jarvisburg.

   Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, and will be conducted by her pastor, The Rev. Dario Ruvarac of Hertford Baptist Church. A private burial will be in Beaver Hill Cemetery.

   Friends are invited to visit with the family in the funeral home immediately following the chapel service.

   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hertford Baptist Church, P.O. Box 34, Hertford, NC 27944.

   Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.


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