Gloria Virginia Martin, 93, of Pembroke, departed this life Monday morning, December 8, 2008 at Heritage Hall Health Care in Blacksburg. Born in Pembroke on June 3, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Charles Brackett and Lucinda Link Hilton. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Aubrey Robert Martin, her daughter Phyllis M. Hancock, her grandson Richard Jr. Hancock, her sister Mae Brumfield, her brothers Lester Hilton and Clifton Hilton.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sons Robert Lee “Dick” Martin of Pembroke and Shorty Buster “Buck” Martin of Princeton, WV; four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and her special friends Beulah Gibson, Janey Smith, and Debbie Poff.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Martin Cemetery nearby. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.