Martin "MJ" Martin

December 27, 1941 ~ March 16, 2019


Funeral services for Mr. Martin “MJ” Martin, 77, of Jennings will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 immediately following the 6:00 p.m. Rosary, in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Arthur with Father Corey Campeaux officiating.

Visitation for Mr. Martin will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 18 and will continue until 8:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. with funeral services immediately following.

Mr. Martin was a retired welder who lived his entire life in this community. He enjoyed playing cards and dominoes, gardening, and working, especially if it meant he was lending someone a hand.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Yvonne Martin; his parents, Ben and Maria Martin; two sisters, Mary Guidry and Martha LeGros; a brother, Ben Martin, Jr. and grandson, Daniel Stewart.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory two daughters, Joetta (Rayln) Trahan of Hathaway and Kristine (Roger) Kratzer of Mermentau; two sons, Michael Martin and Marty (Monika) Martin both of Lake Arthur; two brothers, Donnie Martin of Crowley and Wilfred Martin of Gueydan; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The family would like to send special thanks to LAMM Hospice Service and the Gueydan Memorial Guest House for the exceptional care and support given.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help defray funeral expenses.


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  1. I’ m so sorry to hear this. He was one of my favorite cousins. I loved him dearly and I’m so sorry I cannot attend the services. Prayers are for all of his family. GOD BLESS.

  2. Dear Family, I’m very sorry to hear about your loss, never forget God cares for you. Hold close to you the hope found in the Bible.Isaiah 25:8 “He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” God promises us a future here on earth, where we can welcome back our loved ones, by means of a resurrection.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. God has a plan to soon wipe out all suffering forever (Revelation 21:4) and reunite us with our loved ones that have fallen asleep in death. 1 Cortinthians 15:26 assures us that soon “The last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” May the God of all comfort, Jehovah, help to sustain you during this difficult time of loss.

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