Georgia Carolina Martin, 77, of Orange, passed away Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 at Baptist Orange Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10 in the chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. Jeff Bell, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Orange. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5  p.m. until 9 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Born on June 26, 1933 in Henderson to parents, Webster Hester and Nora (Henry) Hester, Georgia was a longtime resident of Orange and worked as a meat wrapper at the Weingartens Grocery Store in Orange. Georgia loved bluegrass music, traveling in the motor home with her husband and she was a longtime member of the Cove Baptist Church in Orange.

Georgia is preceded in death by her parents, Webster Joe Hester and Nora Hester Long; husband, Arthur Lynn Martin; and son, Arthur Lindy Martin.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Carolyn Ann Dominguez and husband, Danny, Patricia Lynn Hastings and husband, David, and Judy Annette Hoelter and husband, Dean all of Orange; son, Allen Wayne Martin of Lumberton; brother, Webster Joe Hester and wife, Barbara of Livingston; sisters, Virginia Dowden and husband, Billy of Orange, Dakota Garcia and husband, Richard of Orange, Sally Bean of Hemphill and Christine Payne and husband, Bo of Silsbee; 17 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

For those who desire memorial contributions, please make a donation in memory of Georgia to the Alzheimer’s Association, 780 South Fourth Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701. (800) 272-3900,

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