03/22/07 — ELOISE G. MARTIN

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July 5,1935-March 20, 2007

Eloise Gooding Martin, 71, died Tuesday at Blue Ridge Healthcare in Raleigh.

Mrs. Martin was born in Wayne County to the late Ben and Sarah McFatter Gooding. She was a retired seamstress.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Ray Martin; children, Kenneth Ray Martin of the home, Ellie Marie Powell of South Carolina, Vincent Brenner of Florida, Sheila Pollock of Dudley, Kathy Malcolm of Pikeville and Marvin Pollock of Wilmington; brothers, Bobby and Jimmy Gooding, both of Goldsboro; sisters, Peggy Howard of LaGrange, Carolyn Pollock of Goldsboro, Brenda Boswell of Pikeville, Linda Strickland of Florence and Rachel Salsbergur of Texas; grandchildren, Tasha Minter, Nicole Phillips, Krystal Martin, Jacob Martin, Richard Brenner, Shena Walton, Rane Malcolm, Donna Malcolm and Sheila Hollond; and great-grandchildren, Ethan Best, Jacob Phillips, Evan Abbondanza, Haven Brenner, and Wyatt Walton.

Family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at 104 Greystone Court, Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on March 22, 2007 2:20 PM