Eunice T. Martin age 66 went to be with the Lord Monday, November 18, 2013.
Eunice was born on February 13, 1947 to the late Bennett and Letha Thompson in Cheraw, SC. She was married to her high school sweet heart, Barry Martin, for 48 years. They have two children Jeff (Paula) Martin from Wilmington, NC and Sondra (William) Johnson from Hartsville, SC. The light of her life were her three grandchildren Jess Johnson, Maggie Martin, and Bennett Johnson. She had five siblings, Geraldine (Jimmy) Winburn from Ringgold, GA, Rock (Sarah Ann) Thompson from Cheraw, SC, David Thompson from Cheraw, SC, Charles (Carol) Thompson from Jackson, MI, and Terri (Mike) Garrell from Cheraw, SC. She also had three sister-in-laws Linda (Bob) Martin from Morganton, NC, Nancy (preceded in death Ronnie) from Cheraw, SC and Tricia Teal from Cheraw, SC. She also had many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews which she loved dearly.
Eunice graduated from Cheraw high school in 1965 and began her career at JP Stephens. Later she went to work with her husband at their business Martin’s Jewelry in Hartsville, SC. She was an asset in the success of the business for 28 years. In 1994 they retired to Wilmington, NC. Her passion in life was her seniors at Temple Baptist church where she was a member. She also enjoyed spending time with her “special” friends. Her family whom she loved dearly was her primary focus in life. Every person in her life was touched in some way by knowing her and her love for God and all her family, friends and especially her seniors.
The memorial service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 2pm at Temple Baptist church. Rev. Steve Spangler pastor of Temple Baptist church will be officiating the memorial.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to “her seniors” at Temple Baptist church, 1801 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099