Mary Ada Holliman Martin, 92, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.
A native of Rockingham County, Mrs. Martin was the wife of the late Wallace C. Martin and the daughter of the late Joseph Holliman and the late Lara Christley Holliman.
Mrs. Martin was a former beautician. She was a longtime member of Cottage Place Methodist Church in Portsmouth, Va., where she was awarded Scout Mother of the Year. She was also a member of the Emblem Club of the Elks Lodge in Portsmouth.
She is survived by her son, W. Michael Martin and his wife, Barbara, of Wake Forest; two grandchildren, Laura Kathryn Martin of Charlottesville, Va., and Wallace Michael Martin II, of N. Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Gail Martin, brothers, Raymond, David, and Ivory (Buck); and sisters, Willie Nelson, Nellie Andrews, Mozell Price and Stella Holliman.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Aug. 19, in Pine Hill Cemetery. Officiating was Mrs. Martin’s great-nephew, the Rev. Brad Holliman.
Online condolences may be made at richandthompson.com.
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