Susan Jones Martin

Born in LaGrange, GA on March 22, 1951

Departed on July 18, 2013 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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MARTIN, Susan Jones - Born March 22, 1951. Passed away peacefully July 18, 2013 at her home in Hendersonville, TN. She is survived by her husband, John Martin and was the daughter of Lawrence and Virginia Bryan Jones both deceased. Susan was a native of LaGrange, Georgia, long-time resident of Hendersonville, Tennessee and former resident of Greenville, South Carolina. Susan was a vivacious, fun-loving person who was loved by all who met her. Susan attended college at Georgia Southern where she was a Kappa Delta. She went on to graduate from the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism. Susan is survived by her daughters Bryan Rachel Miller and Jamie Shuford and her son, J.G. Martin II. She was the grandmother to four precious grandchildren, Ford, Lucy & Henry Miller and Jay Shuford. Susan was also a long-time caregiver to her Mother and Father-in-Law, Marjorie and Jim Martin. She is also survived by her son-in-laws who adored her, Greg Miller and Adam Shuford, her sister Patsy Crews, sister-in law Janice Martin, brother-in-laws Fred Crews and Jimmy Martin and numerous nieces and nephews as well. She was lovingly attended to by her physician and friend Dr. Thomas B. Miller. Special mention should also be made of her friends, "the Sistas" and her long-time Bunko group. Susan worked for years helping others achieve their goals as a personal trainer. She was a member of Hendersonville First Presbyterian Church where she served as a children's Sunday School teacher for 20 years. Her special ministry was to feed the homeless at the Downtown Presbyterian Church in Nashville the second Sunday of every month. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Saturday 1 p.m. at Hendersonville First United Methodist Church with Pastor Michael Davis of Hendersonville First Presbyterian Church officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday from 10-12 p.m. at Hendersonville Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Presbyterian Day School 172 W Main St Hendersonville, TN 37075 HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855

5 Comments to Susan Jones Martin

  1. Leigh Masters
    July 18, 2013 12:00 am

    Susan was such a bright, loving, and energetic person. Alex loved having her as a Sunday School teacher! I pray for the family to have peace and comfort and I send my love to you all.

  2. James Homer Best
    July 19, 2013 12:00 am

    Condolences to Johnny and the family from his old friend Homer.

  3. Swint Johns
    July 19, 2013 12:00 am

    I knew Susan since Junior High School. She was and is the Cutest, Sweetest person I have ever known. I will never forget her beautiful smile and the twinkle in her eye. She was so friendly and kind to others. She always greeted people with that smile and positive words to make you feel good about yourself. Even though we lived miles apart since High School, I know she had a full life. She touched many people through her service to others and made their lives better. She was a great Wife, Mother and Grandmother and will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

    Swint Johns

  4. Lawrence Greene
    July 20, 2013 12:00 am

    Pat and I were so sad to hear the news of Susan’s passing. The LaGrange High Class of ’69 will miss her dearly. Her beautiful smile and personality to match will never be forgotten.

  5. Mary Han
    July 22, 2013 12:00 am

    Our prayers go out to your family. Ethan and Jamie have such great memories from Children’s Church. They will miss her. We will miss her bright smile each Sunday. We are so sorry for your loss.