Shirley Ann Martin

Shirley Ann Craft Martin, 75, originally of Merryville, LA, passed away in Westwood Manor on March 21, 2018.


Shirley was born in Merryville, LA, October 28, 1942 to Giles and Selma Craft.  She attended Merryville school until the 7th grade.  Then, the family moved to DeRidder in 1955.  She then graduated from DeRidder High School.


Shirley worked for several years at Fort Polk and also for the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.  She was a member of the Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church of the Junction Community.

Shirley is survived by her son, Anthony Martin and wife Colleen, Carolyn Davis and Brenda Harper.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Martin, son – Shawn Martin and her parents:  Giles and Selma Craft.


Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 5:00-7:00PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home, in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:00AM, also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Cannon Cemetery in Merryville, LA.

Shirley Ann Martin