Myrtle Elizabeth Martin, age 93, of Cumming passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville. She was preceded in death by her sons, Edward and William James Bell; sons-in-law, Jay Smith Jr., Frank Delong, Barton Chambers; half-sister, Sybil Anderson; half-brothers, Dennis Shockley, Eugene Shockley, J.C. Shockley.
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She is survived by her children, Geraldine DeLong of Dacula, Katherine Chambers of North Carolina, Mildred Carter of Texas, Bonnie Smith of Cumming, Jeanett Crawford of Athens, Fletcher (Linda) Bell of Cumming, Dottie Kay of Gainesville, Patricia (Larry) Hall of Cumming, Roger Bell; half-sisters, Athana Vester of Clermont, Betty Jones of South Carolina; half-brother, Homer Shockley of Lula; 38 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; best friend, Willene White of Cumming.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Wilkie and the Rev. Scott Sorrells officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. until hour of the service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, 2012