Rita Gail Kanupp Martin

  • Born: April 13, 1949
  • Died: October 10, 2021
  • Location: North Carolina

Heritage Funeral Service

1507 E. Main Street
Valdese, NC 28690

Tel. (828) 874-0411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rita Kanupp Martin, 72, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Sunday October 10, 2021 at her residence after a period of declining health.
Rita was born April 13, 1949 in Burke County, a daughter of the late Charlie Kanupp and Lois Poovey Kanupp Berry. She retired from Southern Hosiery of Hickory as a knitter. Rita loved the Lord, Nascar racing and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughters, Dana Martin and Amy Martin; son Charles Martin; grandchildren, Tristen Martin, Kenny George, Jason George and wife Heather, David George, Ella Martin and Laurel Martin; two great-grandchildren Joseph and Harper George; brother, Johnny Berry; nephew, Wesley Berry; and niece Mallory Berry.
A private memorial service held by the family will be held at a later date.
In lieu flowers a memorial may be given to Amorem Hospice Care at 1721 Enon Rd, Valdese, NC 28690 or to Icard Township Fire & Rescue at 100 1st Ave NE, Hildebran, NC 28637.
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the Martin family.