Graveside service for Mr. Martis Sistrunk was held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. from Freeny Cemetery.

The Rev. John Stephens officiated. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Sistrunk, 75, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at his residence in Philadelphia. He lived most of his life in Carthage. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a building contractor. He was Pentecostal.

Mr. Sistrunk was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Shadrick Sistrunk and Martha Ann Breedlove Sistrunk; wife, Faye Sistrunk; infant twins, Martha Ann and Martis Sistrunk Jr.; infant son; brother, James Sistrunk; and sister, Helen Watkins.

Survivors include daughters, Regina Ann Berry of Carthage and Tina Bryan of Philadelphia; son, Gary Joe Sistrunk of Edinburg; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.