Paulette Martin was a beloved soul who had a heart full of love and
compassion. She leaves a cherished memory of strength, wisdom, and
dedication to her family and community. She leaves behind her sons, Ibn
Aswad Stiles and Jonpaul Delemus Wallace (Heather), and her daughters,
Jonette Deneal Wallace and Joneise Shirley-Ann Glover (Krisean). Her
grandson, Givon Idris Stiles, her granddaughters, Anaya Renee Stiles,
Meliah Annette Wallace, Ava Mae Wallace, Miracle Genesis Wallace.
Born on September 18, 1955, in Newark, NJ to Howard Elwood Martin and
Anna Mae Wade-Martin as the fourth child of seven and the only daughter.
She spent most of her childhood days Double-Dutching, playing ball and
jacks as well as the piano for a short time. Her brothers are Howard
Douglas Martin (Doloris) of Fuquay-Varina, NC; Stanley Wade Martin(d)
and Georgette; Larry O’Neil Martin of Pulaski, VA; Alex Monroe Martin
(Dora) of Jackson, MI; Keith Ira Martin(d) and Archie Lamont Martin and
family of Pulaski, VA. Paulette has 32 nieces and nephew, a host of great
nieces and great nephews, cousins, and friends that have become family
over her many years of dedication and ability to light up every room when
she walks in.
She went to college after high school to pursue the medical field where she
realized she wanted to impact people at a different pace. With her selfless
approach and passionate soul, she found her love for retail was pure joy.
The nomadic spirit of Paulette will forever live on.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Randolph Avenue United Methodist Church at 12:30 p.m. Entombment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends at the church from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. 540-980-1700