ROCK HILL - Martha Starnes Brazzell, 68, of 1073 Neely Store Road, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her home.
Ms. Brazzell was of the Baptist faith and a member of Security Baptist Church in Rock Hill.
Ms. Brazzell was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James L. Starnes; five brothers, Ralph Starnes, Thomas Starnes, Robert Starnes, Marvin Starnes and Gene Starnes; one sister, Joyce Blackwell; and Phillip Ray Starnes Jr., who was more of a son than nephew to her.
She is survived by her son, Ted Geery (Lavonia); her daughter, Sheila Gupta; three brothers, Fred Starnes (Barbara), Phillip Ray Starnes Sr. (Kay), of Rock Hill and Donnie Starnes (Sis) of Lancaster, S.C.; two sisters, Annette Williams (Rev. Tommy Williams) and Carolyn Porter of Rock Hill; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, at Security Baptist Church, 424 Annafrel Street, Rock Hill. Following the service, family and friends will be received at her home on Neely Store Road.
Rest in peace, Mom. You will be missed.