MONTGOMERY – This morning, state Representative Jimmy Martin passed away from illness. Upon hearing the tragic news, Governor Ivey released the following statement:
“Early this morning, state Representative Jimmy Martin lost his battle to cancer. Alabama has truly lost a good man and statesman. His many years of service to the people of Autauga and Chilton counties have made a lasting impact on the future of the entire state. As we enter in the final moments of this Legislative Session, let us remember the contributions that Representative Martin made throughout his tenure. His presence in the Alabama House of Representatives will be greatly missed. I offer my prayers to his family during this difficult time of loss.”
The governor has directed flags to be flown at half-staff on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol Complex and in Autauga and Chilton counties to honor the life and service of Representative Martin.
Provided by the Office of the Governor of Alabama | governor.alabama.gov