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Dezma Jewel Gibson Martin
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Birth: May 24, 1929, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 2013
Athens
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA

Daily Post Athenian
Mar 24, 2013

Dezma Jewell Martin

Dezma Jewell Martin, 84, of Englewood, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.

She was of the Baptist faith and was a daughter of the late Joshua Conway and Georgia Morton-Gibson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Martin, in 1980; two daughters, Kathy Jane Crabtree and Glenna Faye Martin; one son, Steven Jerome Martin; one granddaughter, Tosha Jan Martin; one great-grandson, James Conner Lane; three sisters, Ada Mae Bryson, Alma Rhea Slack and Cora Belle Carver; five brothers, Fred, Carl, Charlie, Troy and Paul Gibson; and a special sister-in-law, Anne Estelle Lipps.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law; four daughters and two sons-in-law; one stepdaughter and her husband; one stepson and his wife; one daughter-in-law; one son-in-law; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 8 p.m. Tuesday in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Lane and the Rev. Doug Coleman officiating. Family and friends assembled at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and proceeded to Mars Hill Cemetery for the 2 p.m. burial.


Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah was in charge of arrangements.

Obit provided by Glenda Rowland
Obit has been edited to protect the privacy of the living 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Conway Gibson (1899 - 1942)
  Georgia Ann Morton Gibson (1896 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  James Ross Martin (1927 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  Steven Jerome Martin (1949 - 2012)*
  Kathy Jane Martin Crabtree (1956 - 2011)*
  Debbie Annette Martin Mullinax (1958 - 2014)*
  Glenna Faye Martin (1962 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fred A. Gibson (1915 - 1970)*
  Carl Wilson Gibson (1918 - 1971)*
  Charlie Gibson (1920 - 1974)*
  Troy Lee Gibson (1922 - 1974)*
  Ada Mae Gibson Casteel (1924 - 2003)*
  Alma Rhea Gibson Slack (1926 - 2009)*
  Dezma Jewel Gibson Martin (1929 - 2013)
  Cora Bell Gibson Carver (1931 - 2004)*
  Paul Leslie Gibson (1934 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: w/o James
 
Burial:
Mars Hill Cemetery
Englewood
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Womble Billman
Record added: Feb 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7185424
Dezma Jewel <i>Gibson</i> Martin
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
 
 
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- Cindy Womble Billman
 Added: Apr. 11, 2013

- Lanie
 Added: Mar. 25, 2013

- Glenda Rowland
 Added: Aug. 27, 2010
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