Martha G. Cleary

October 4, 2017

Martha G. Cleary, 91, passed away on October 3, 2017. She was born in Metter, GA to Enoch William Garvin and Lonie Johnson Garvin. She met and married Rufus William Cleary in 1945, after his return from WWII as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. They lived in Savannah, GA until moving to Pensacola, FL in 1956. She retired as a bookkeeper.

Martha was a long-time member of East Brent Baptist Church and a member of the Faith Sunday School Class.

She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and brother.

Martha is survived by her two children, William R. (JoAnn) Cleary and Wanda (Doug) Mann; three grandchildren, David (Rebecca) Cleary, Jennifer (Greg) McGilton and Steven (Amanda) Mann; brothers, Jack (Marjorie) Garvin of Vidalia, GA and Glynn (Kat) Garvin of Twin City, GA; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South.

Burial will follow in Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. prior to services.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home South is entrusted with arrangements.


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