Alice Jones Martin, 95, went home to be with her heavenly father on Thursday, March 19, 2015.
She was the daughter of the late Omar Burr & Sallie Willie Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur W. Martin; granddaughter, Laura Annette Jackson; six brothers, Fred, Lloyd, Forest, Lowel, Clint, and Toy; a special sister, Ada; and a daughter-in-law, Norma Dee Martin.
She has been residing at the Laurels of Hendersonville for 7 ? years; where she received good care and lots of love and is remembered as always singing. The family wishes to extend a ìthank youî to the hard working staff at the Laurels for their dedication and love for their beloved mother and grandmother. She was a wonderful loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was an avid gardener and reader and loved her dogs. She was a peacemaker who loved God. She will be dearly missed by all those lives she touched.
She is survived by her beloved son, Wilbur W. Martin, Jr.; a beloved daughter, Barbara A. Jackson and her husband Wayne; four beloved grandchildren, Daniel and Anthony Martin, and Holly and Russell Jackson; five great-grandchildren; and a special nephew, Carl.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Dana Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to be made in memory and honor of Alice J. Martin to the Alzheimerís Association, 31 College Place, Asheville, NC 28801.