January 04, 2022

Russell Lee Martin age 54, of Coeburn, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the Norton Community Hospital in Norton, VA. 

 Russell was born on July 28, 1967, in Whitesburg, KY. He is preceded in death by his parents Russell and Barbara Wright Moore, and a sister Lenoir Martin. 

 He is survived by his wife Janice Clay Martin; two daughters Janice Shaneace Martin and Tessa Yukona Martin; siblings Carol Sue Cornette and husband David, Jenkins, KY, Robert Ray Martin and wife Sandra, Liberty, KY, Arnold Dean Martin and wife Faye, Whitesburg, KY, Patricia Fox, Whitesburg, KY, Flora June Tungate and husband Adam, Barbersville, KY, and Rev. Bruce Martin and wife Debra Lynn, Coeburn; along with a host of nieces and nephews. 

 The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6 from the Estes Funeral Home chapel in Coeburn. Funeral services will follow with Rev. Bruce Martin officiating. Interment will follow services in the Bond Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Estes Funeral Home of Coeburn is serving the Martin family.