Mrs. Laura Mauldin Martin, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, July 27, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bonnie D. Martin; parents, Issacc Joshua and Ellie McDaniel Mauldin; son, Carl Dewen Martin; sisters, Jean Timlin and Audrey Faye Nix; brother, Jason Mauldin. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Anna and Barry Coker, Buford, GA and Barbara and Rick Phillips, Cumming, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Martha Jo Martin, Canon, GA, Gene and Pat Martin, Suwanee, GA, Dennis and Cathy Martin, Baltimore, MD, and Phil Martin, Buford, GA; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lyman and Jeanette Mauldin, Flowery Branch, GA, Bert and Dorothy Mauldin, Sparta, GA, Kenneth and Doris Mauldin, Suwanee, GA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Martin was born July 9, 1924 in Buford, GA and was a graduate of Flowery Branch High School. She was a homemaker and also was employed by the Lovable Company and manager for the Dixie Discount Store in Buford. She was a member of Friendship Community Baptist Church in Buford. She enjoyed gardening, reading and quilting and hand-pieced and hand-quilted each exquisite quilt that she made. She also gave each of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren one of her beautiful quilts. Funeral service will be Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Darryl Dale, Rev. Bert Mauldin and Rev. Jody Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 11:00 a.m.until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.