Link, Martha Gaston (South Pittsburg)

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Martha Gaston Link, 90, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, died on Friday, January 11, 2013 at home.

The daughter of the late Frank Edward and Mary Kozlowski Gaston, she was a former employee of Pittsburg Knitting Mills and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.  She grew up in Chicago and moved to South Pittsburg with her husband in 1960 following his retirement from the Air Force.  Most recently, she lived in Ringgold, with her daughter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. “Mutt” Link, Jr., two brothers and daughter, Bobbie Albright.

She is survived by her daughters, Glenda Smallwood of Ringgold, and Hazel Ellis of Richton Park, IL; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted from the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m. CT. Interment will follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday evening from 4-8 p.m. CT at the funeral home.

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