MATTAWAMKEAG -ALENE ‘PEANUT’ MARTIN Alene “Peanut” (Crocker) Martin, 81, died April 13, 2008, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born June 25, 1926, in Bridgton, the daughter of Arol and Mary (Wilson) Crocker. She enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles and listening to old country music. She loved to go camping and having family barbecues. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Martin in 1990; a son, Gregory Martin; grandsons, John Early Jr. and James Baird; a brother, Harold Crocker; and a sister, Barbara Ritchie. She is survived by her children, Douglas Martin of Mattawamkeag, Dale Martin and his wife, Elizabeth, of Lincoln, Sandra Martin of Arizona, Sharon Early and her companion, Gilbert Ruiz, of Meriden, Conn., Helen Dennis and her husband, Charlie, of Yalesville, Conn., and Edward Martin and his wife, Rebecca, of Mattawamkeag; 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; a sister, Geraldine Cunningham and her husband, Charlie, of Guildford; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. Interment will be at a later date at East Winn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Penobscot Valley Hospital-Swing Bed Unit. Donations may be left at the funeral home. For an online guest book, please visit