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Marion Kay Martin

October 26, 1954 ~ June 16, 2021 (age 66)


ASHEVILLE - Marion Kay Martin ("Miss Marion"), 66, of Stone Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center, went home to be with her Lord Jesus, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Mission Hospital after a short illness.

Born in Meadville, PA, Marion was the daughter of the late William John Martin III and the late Jean Eleanor Hall Martin. Her parents moved to Broward County, FL when she was 4 months old. She resided there for 18 years. After that, she lived near Charleston, SC and in Nashville, TN for several years. She then moved to Haywood County, NC where she resided for over 35 years.

She is survived by three sisters: Amy Barnard of Clyde, NC; Lori Carnes of Indian Land, SC; and Jeannie Sutton of Rock Hill, SC; and one brother, William John Martin IV of Radford, VA.

She is preceded in death by one son, Jesse Martin, of Waynesville, NC. She is survived by one son, Jonathan Martin, of Waynesville, NC; and one daughter, Heather Driscoll, of Port Saint Lucie, FL; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.

Marion loved helping people. She was a "Resident Volunteer" at Stone Creek. She had a "green thumb" and loved taking care of her plants and flowers. She also cared for the plants and flowers at Stone Creek.

She enjoyed playing Bingo, doing word searches, crafts (especially making tie-dye shirts), getting her nails done (polish and all), and listening to her praise music.

A "Celebration of Life" service will be held at a later date.

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