January 18, 2014

Geraldine Irene Martin

Ms. Geraldine Irene Martin, 78, of Dalton, departed this life Friday evening, Jan. 17, 2014, at Quinton Memorial Health Care.  

Jerry was born April 1, 1935, in Pontiac, Mich., a daughter of the late Ezra John and Bessie Viola Jersey Rayment.  

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lorraine Sue Martin; a grandson, Brian Martin; her sister, Betty Lynn and the father of her children, C.W. Martin.  

Jerry was a member of Olivia Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Pamela Newton of Dalton, Sueanne Hernandez of Jamestown, Tenn., and Debbie and Kenneth Mitchell of Dalton; grandchildren, Curtis Martin, Kevin and Tonya Martin, Theresa Denton, Nathan Allen, Stacey and Lalo Gallegos; 12 great-grandchildren.

Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Geraldine “Jerry” Martin will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Beach officiating. She will be laid to rest at Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. today and after 11 a.m. Monday until the service hour.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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