Portia Beck Martin

Portia Beck Martin, 69 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Saturday November 9, 2019 in Gainesville, FL after an extended illness. Portia was born in Gainesville on October 1, 1950 to Floyd Beck and Lucy Lee Beckham Beck She graduated from Hawthorne High School and was a former florist for Crevasse’s Florist. Mrs. Martin was a loving wife and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed fishing and caring for her family.
Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her loving husband Lonnie M. Martin. She is survived by her daughters Karen Martin and Tricia Martin, her sister Nellie Beck Widener, grandchildren Kimber Turbeville and Hallie Martin, and her great granddaughters Kaleigh Blythe and Lonie Mae Blythe.
Services will be held privately and in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral and Cremation Services 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!