Mary Louise (Martin) Smith

December 8, 1932 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 87)


Mary Louise Smith, 82, of 101 Cottage Creek Circle, was called from labor to rest on Wednesday November 25, 2020 in her residence.  

Native of Spartanburg County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Louise Martin Pinson.

“Mickey Martin” as she was most affectionately called was educated in the public schools of Spartanburg County. She was the widow of Thomas Smith and a former employee of Marshall Chicken Farms.

She was predeceased by her sons; James Allen Martin and Lafayette Martin; siblings, John, Jack and Rebecca Martin and Beatrice Wright.  

Surviving are: a son, Robert Joe “Red” Martin, 1SG (USA Retired) of Wilmington, NC; a daughter, Patricia Martin of Greer, SC; grandchildren, Amanda (Deon) Kelley of Greenville, SC and Kimberly Martin of Wellford, SC, Shannon “Chubby” Martin and James Allen (Teira) Cannon of Greer, SC, Danielle, Dwight and Stephanie Nesbitt of Spartanburg, SC, Norell (Lawrence) Burton and Robert Martin Jr. of Wilmington, NC; 18 great grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; a special friend, Mr. Bubba Rector of Greer, SC; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and loved ones.  

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December 3, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The John H. Gilmore Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Funeral Service
December 4, 2020

1:00 PM
The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, SC 29650

Interment following funeral service
December 4, 2020

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
14050 East Wade Hampton Blvd
Greer, SC 29651

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