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Jesse Martin

   Johnathon James “Jesse” Martin, 27, of Williamsburg, passed away on Monday, October 29 on his family’s farm.

   Jesse was born in Richmond, Indiana on October 20, 1991, to John B. III and Linda S. Mayberry Martin. He was a 2010 graduate of Northeastern High School, where he was very active in the FFA Chapter.

   Jesse farmed his entire life and was the 6th generation of his family to work the land and livestock of Long Lane Farms. Jesse’s childhood dream of becoming a dairy farmer was realized on October 24, 2012. He was extremely proud of his implementation of organic production methods.

   Jesse will be missed by his parents, John B. III & Linda Martin, his special companion, Haley Hicks and her children, Case, J.J. and Mia; sister & brother-in-law, Amanda & Matt Bedel; brothers by choice, Randy Duvall and Stephen Shaffer paternal grandparents, John B. II and Jimmie Hunt Martin; aunt, Debbie Crim; cousins and many friends.

   Jesse was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Betty and Jay Mayberry; his grand-Godparents, Jim and Marie Miller and an aunt, Kathy Zurcher.

   Family & friends may gather for a memorial visitation from 4-6 pm on Sunday, November 4, at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for the CROPP Gen-O Program, care of Organic Valley, 1 Organic Way, LaFarge, WI 54639, ATTN: Membership Services. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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So sorry for your family loss my thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Gretchen Smith Nov 14 2018 12:00 AM

Our sincere sympathy to Jesse family. Our prayers are with you.
Tom & Cheryl Pritchett

Tom & Cheryl Nov 4 2018 12:00 AM

My condolences to the entire family. John B. II and I became friends in high school several years ago and remain friends to this day. John I grieve with you and pray for you and your family in this tragic loss.

HAROLD BOWLBY Nov 4 2018 12:00 AM

John, Linda, and Amanda, so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying God will bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead.---Pam Zurcher

Pam Zurcher Nov 3 2018 12:00 AM

A Small Basket Garden was ordered on November 2, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

A Roses are Red was sent by Jessica Eversole (Hoover) on November 2, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for this great loss to your family. Our family, as part of the larger Organic Valley family, send our condolences and will be remembering you in our thoughts and prayers. -- Brent and Regina Beidler

Regina Beidler Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

An A Tranquil Light was ordered on November 2, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jesse Martin

Brenda Tamas Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

This message is for Grandparents, John and Jimmie. I grieve for your loss. I remember, John, how proud you were when you became a grandpa. Jim and I are in Florida and unable to attend visitation. Please know our hearts ache for you. Hold the sweet memories near. Barb Gibbs Harper and Jim

Barbara Harper Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

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