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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

FORM 4

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

o Check this box if no longer
subject to Section 16.
Form 4 or Form 5
obligations may continue.
See Instruction 1(b)

1. Name and Address of Reporting
Person*
(Last, First, Middle)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or
Trading Symbol
3. I.R.S. Identification Number of Reporting
Person, if an entity
(Voluntary)
  Martin, Ruben S.
  Martin Midstream Partners L.P.
 
 
4200 Stone Road

4. Statement for (Month/Day/Year) 5. If Amendment, Date of Original (Month/Day/Year)
    12/17/02
 
  (Street) 6. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check All Applicable) 7. Individual or Joint/Group Filing
(Check Applicable Line)
  Kilgore, Texas 75662
(City)                (State)           (Zip)
  x  Director x  10% Owner   x Form filed by One Reporting Person
    x  Officer (give title below)   o Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
    o  Other (specify below)  
        President and Chief Executive Officer (1)
     

Reminder:   Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
 
*   If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see instruction 4(b)(v).
 

 


 


Table I — Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned

1. Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date
(Month/Day/Year)
2a. Deemed Execution
Date, if any.

(Month/Day/Year)
3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A)
or Disposed of (D)

(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities
Beneficially Owned
Following Reported
Transactions(s)

(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership
Form:
Direct (D) or
Indirect (I)

(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of
Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership

(Instr. 4)

              Code V   Amount (A)
or
(D)
Price            

  Common Units   12/17/02   p   5,000   A $17.65     5,000     D  

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                   

                   

                   

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Table II — Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
  (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

1. Title of Derivative
Security

(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise
Price of Derivative
Security
3. Transaction
Date

(Month/Day/Year)
3a. Deemed Execution
Date, if any

(Month/Day/Year)
4. Transaction
Code

(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities
Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)

(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)

                      Code V   (A) (D)

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

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Table II — Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned — Continued
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

6. Date Exercisable and
Expiration Date

(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount
of Underlying Securities

(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative
Security

(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative
Securities Beneficially Owned
Following Reported Transaction(s)

(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of
Derivative Security:
Direct (D) or Indirect (I)

(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of
Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership

(Instr. 4)

  Date
Exercisable
Expiration
Date
  Title Amount or
Number of
Shares
                       

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

Explanation of Responses:

(1) Ruben S. Martin is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the general partner of the Registrant. Ruben S. Martin beneficially owns securities in Martin Resource Management Corporation representing approximately 51.6% of the voting power thereof and serves as its Chariman of the Board of Directors and President. Martin Resource Management Corporation indirectly owns 4,253,362 subordinated units of the Registrant through three of its wholly-owned subsidiaries (Martin Gas Sales LLC, Midstream Fuel Service LLC and Martin Resource LLC). As a result, Ruben S. Martin may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the subordinated units owned by Martin Resource Management Corporation.

/s/ RUBEN S. MARTIN   12/17/02

**Signature of Reporting Person
 
Date


**   Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
 
Note:   File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.
 

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