Martin Phillip Webb, age 79 of Cub Creek Rd., Bakersville, NC. Passed away Tuesday, January 14 2003 at Spruce Pine Community Hospital. A Native Of Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Walter and Mollie Bowman Webb. He was self employed in the trucking industry. A veteran of the U.S. Navy and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. of Chase, Maryland. He was a member of Cub Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by sisters; Thelma Greene, Mabel Byrd, Georgia Parsons, Grace Gortney, and Lillian Conley. Brother; Melvin Webb. Survivors include wife; Johnnie Hollis Webb,of the home, son; John Martin Webb and wife Debra, of Brevard, NC, daughter; Carolyn Lynn Lancaster and husband Gary of Baltimore, MD, sisters; Minnie Hoilman of Bakersville, NC, Claudia Gouge of Bakersville, and Toby Forbes of Kingsport, TN. Five Grandchildren, Nine Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held  Friday, January 17 at 2PM in the chapel of Henline - Hughes Funeral Home with the Reverend Jack Callahan officiating, burial will follow in the Fork Mountain Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 16 from 7:00 until 9:00PM at Henline - Hughes Funeral Home. Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.