Reda Epperly Martin, 85 of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born on Monday, March 11, 1929 in Roanoke, a daughter of the late Jonas Epperly and Grace Oliver Bays. She was a self-employed decorator and was a member of Quaker Baptist Church. Surviving is her husband, William Jordan Martin; her sons, Marvin Daryl Padgett and life partner, Darin McCracken of Bedford; her daughter, Carolyn P. Wickham and husband, Alan of Richmond. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at 1 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2014