Mary Louise Foy Martin


NEW BERN - Mary Louise Foy Martin, 72, of 1905 Evans St., died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham.

She was a member of Abundant Life Miracle Center where she served as an Usher and Mother of the Church.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John M.B. Church with the Rev. J. H. Pierce and the Rev. George E. Royal officiating. Burial follows in Evergreen Cemetery.

She is survived by three sons, Gerald "Ricky" Foy of Fayetteville, Carlton Ray Cobb of Savannah, Ga., and Curtis Jerome Foy of Mitchellville, Md.; four daughters, Rosa F. McDavid and JoAnn Miles, both of New Bern, Wanda Foy of Raleigh and April Martin of New Bern; five brothers, Robert F. Gaylor and Joseph Foy of New Bern, Edward Foy, Willie Foy and Roger Foy, all of Oceanside, Calif.; one sister, Carol Jean Foy of Durham; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Viewing is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Oscar's Mortuary, which is handling arrangements.

Online condolences are accepted at

Published in Sun Journal from Jan. 2 to Jan. 5, 2014