Martin, Gloria Faye Wright (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Gloria Faye Wright Martin, 75, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the residence. 

She was the daughter of the late Cy Maynard Epperson and Rachel Rohrig Epperson; and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Grover Wright Jr.; her brothers, Bob Epperson, Ray Epperson and Max Epperson; and her sister, Dixie Gunnoe. 

She retired after many years from Cleveland National/ AM South Bank. She enjoyed collecting dolls and spending time with her family. She had no children of her own but was considered a mother to many children. She was a member of Boanerges Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Thomas Martin of Cleveland; two step-sons, Mitchell Martin and his wife Debbie and Ricky Martin and his wife Linda all of Cleveland; two sisters, Emma Calhoun of Cleveland, Gail Wilson and her husband D.L of Cleveland; her poodle, Cocoa; and several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 12 at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Reverend Joe Hatcher and Reverend Charles Cheatham officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Craig Martin, Rodney Wilson, Jeff Gunnoe, Jeff Thomas, Chris Guffey and Chuck Fowler serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Friday, January 11 from 5-9 p.m. at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes who is in charge of the arrangements.


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