Martha Thomas Ervin
Martha Thomas Ervin
  • March 16, 1942 - July 11, 2014
  • Gastonia, North Carolina

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Martha Thomas Ervin, 72, passed away July 11, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born March 16, 1942 in Gaston County to Thomas Cleveland Thomas Jr. and Roxie Helms Thomas.

Martha is survived by her three children, David Watkins and wife Sharon of Stanley, Wendi Taylor and husband Terry of Rock Hill, SC and Tony Watkins and wife Crystal of Mt. Holly; her loving mother of Gastonia; her six grandchildren, Zack and wife Mary, Amanda and husband Jonathan, Jordan, Courtney, Michael and Sarah whom she loved spending time with; her three beautiful great-grandchildren; her brothers, David Thomas and wife Pam of Gastonia and Ricky Thomas and wife Cathy of Gastonia.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Thomas Ervin and her father.

Martha was a long time member of West Cramerton Baptist Church where she was the church treasurer for over 25 years. She was very dedicated to her church and church family.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, July 15 at West Cramerton Baptist Church.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, July 16 at West Cramerton Baptist Church, 5006 Wilkinson Blvd. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens in Mount Holly.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Building Fund at West Cramerton Baptist Church or the Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas.

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Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the family.