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Doris Geralene “Gerry” Martin, 88
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Doris Geralene “Gerry” Martin, 88, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born June 20, 1933 and died Nov. 27 at Ascension St. Thomas River Park Hospital following an extended illness.

She was retired from the family realty company, Sam Martin Realty, the daughter of the late Edward Jackson and Willie Mae Panter Clendenon, and a member of Westwood Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by brother and sister-in-law, Thomas (Barbara) Clendenon, sister Wilma Lois Clendenon, sister and brother-in-law Agnes Lee Clendenon (Joe) Evans, and great-granddaughter Kenley Morton.

Mrs. Martin is survived by husband Sam Martin Jr. of McMinnville, daughter and son-in-law Kay (Tommy) Foster of McMinnville, sons and daughters-in-law Ray (Chandra) Martin of McMinnville and Clay (Keri) Martin of McMinnville, grandchildren Craig, Carla, Daulton (Aprile) and Danielle Foster, Chad and Mica Foster, Robin, Dale, Samantha and Kaleb Bell, Luke, Lo, Loa Moon and Lok Martin, Lake and Lucia Raine Martin, Ashton Martin, Shea, Keagen, Kade, Kolton Thompson, Kaci, Rhea (Dillon), Kylie, Kason and Kash Martin.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Gardens of Memory Cemetery with Richard O’ Conner, Tommy Foster and Glenn Mitchell officiating. There will be no visitation at High’s. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels. Online condolences may be made online at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 28, 2021