Gloria Faye Wright Martin, 75, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 2013, at the residence.
She was the daughter of the late Cg Maynard Epperson and Rachel Rohrig Epperson. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Grover Wright Jr.; her brothers: Bob Epperson, Ray Epperson and Max Epperson; and her sister, Dixie Gunnoe.
She retired after many years from Cleveland National/AmSouth Bank.
She enjoyed collecting dolls and spending time with her family. She had no children of her own, but was considered a mother to many children.
She was a member of Boanerges Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Thomas Martin, of Cleveland; two stepsons: Mitchell Martin and his wife, Debbie, and Ricky Martin and his wife, Linda, all of Cleveland; two sisters: Emma Calhoun of Cleveland, Gail Wilson and her husband, D.L, of Cleveland; her poodle, Cocoa; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Revs. Joe Hatcher and Charles Cheatham officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Craig Martin, Rodney Wilson, Jeff Gunnoe, Jeff Thomas, Chris Guffey and Chuck Fowler serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 9 at the funeral home.
The guest book may be viewed and signed at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.