Charlotte Martin Memorial Fund
Charlotte Pruitt Martin was born in 1943 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. As a small child, the Pruitts moved to Borden, where Charlotte grew up and graduated from high school. Her musical talents led her to sing in local churches, on her own radio show, and even at the Grand Ole Opry at the age of 17. It was at the Opry that a young man borrowed and accidentally scratched her new guitar. Later, the young man became the legendary country music singer Conway Twitty.
Charlotte valued her involvement with her three children and teaching them her values. She also loved horses. She actively participated in her children’s lives up until she was no longer physically able, following her diagnosis of breast cancer in 1979. Although the doctor’s predicted she would live two years, she fought the disease for six years. Her family established this fund to honor her and her fight against cancer and to help other people who are fighting cancer. The specific purpose of the fund is to help provide transportation for medical appointments.