Martha Smith Lanier was born in Pembroke, Ga., to the late Frank and Mae Smith. Ms. Lanier was a retired register nurse. She enjoyed spending her time painting and gardening.
No formal services will be held.
Martha is survived by her children, Melinda Brinson and husband, Curtis, of Chicago, Ill.; Susan Kent and husband, John, of Goldsboro, N.C.; Alicia Wilkinson and husband, Robert, of Goldsboro; and David W. Lanier of Ellabell, Ga.; a sister, Brenda Talley and husband, Mickey, of Ellabell; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Ct., Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Lanier family, and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.
Statesboro Herald, April 11, 2018
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