Juanita Elizabeth Martin
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Juanita Elizabeth Martin
  • April 13, 1930 - September 6, 2014
  • Gastonia, North Carolina

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Juanita Elizabeth Shook Martin, 84, of Gastonia, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Robin Johnson House, Dallas. She was born in Marshall, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late Mont and Anna Ferguson Shook.

Mrs. Martin retired from Bull Frog Manufacturing Company, Gastonia.

Mrs. Martin loved to read and being surrounded by her grandchildren and family.

She is survived by one granddaughter, Amy Rossomando and husband Rick and their children, A.J. Rossomando and Sophia Rossomando of Waxhaw; sister-in-law, Margie Shook of Gastonia; brother-in-law, Russ Blair of Florida; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with the Celebration of Life Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home with Rev. Sammy Oxendine officiating.

Entombment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.

Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Sharon Bishop; three sisters, Dorothy "Dot" Gilbert, Geneva Shook, Emma Blair; four brothers, Thad Shook, Carl "C.L." Shook, Roy Shook, Ralph Shook.

Memorials may be made to Robin Johnson House, c/o Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054 or Cancer Services of Gaston County, 306 Columbia Street, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com;

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Martin family.