Betty H. Martin –

Betty H. Martin, 89, of Hixson, returned home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 14, 2022.

Betty was born in Abingdon, Virginia on November 6, 1932, to the late Wiley and Nellie Hutton. She retired from EPB and worked at the Siskin Museum for many years. Betty was a member of Central Baptist Church/Abba’s House for over 50 years. She was a member of the shrine choir, taught Sunday school, and was a youth leader. She dedicated her life to her family and her church and was loved by all.

Betty was predeceased by her husband, Bob Martin.

Those who cherish his memory include his two daughters, Kathy Leff (David) and Constance Bonanni (Eric); his grandchildren, Rocky Evans (Rachael), Mandy Dakis (Pete), Audra Paine (Arthur) and Bo Bonanni (Lindsay); great-grandchildren, Brady Evans, Eli Gentry, Kai Burns, Michael, Zander, Alex, Imoni, Jaynee, Kobe, Jeremiah and Shaq Dakis, Maverick, Adelle and Rocco Paine, and Brodie and Crew Bonanni; and his sister, Grace Kiser.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel, Hixson and from 12 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at Abba’s House. The funeral service will be held at Abba’s house on Thursday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Ronnie Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Abba’s house in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements are in the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories on

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