Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home traces it's roots back to 1882, when Isaac Blackburn began providing funeral services to the citizens in rural North Branch and the surrounding counties. The present owner, M. Kelly Martin, is a third generation funeral director. His grandparents, Miles B. and Mildred C. Martin (both licensed funeral directors) began their funeral home in the Flint area of Michigan in 1929. Kelly and his wife, Susan, live at and operate this historic facility and provide their personal touch to these surroundings.
Over it's long history, this funeral home has gained a reputation for it's honorable and fair dealings with the families it has had the honor to serve. That continues to be it's goal today. Our caring staff continues to provide comfort and reliable service to those mourning the loss of a loved one. We continue a long tradition of assisting families in planning ceremonies that reflect an individual's life, with dignity and meaning. Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home is a name associated with sensitivity, sincerity, personalized attention and excellence in providing service. We are ready to guide you through a most difficult time with sound advice and with understanding and caring service. If we may answer any questions you may have, please do not hesitate to contact us.