Martha Gossett

Obituary of Martha Gossett

     Martha Edna Gossett, age 63, of Dunlap, TN, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 peacefully at NHC Healthcare in Dunlap, TN. She was of the Baptist Faith and a wife, mother, grandmother also a great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Marlin Gossett Sr.; father, Willie Peyton Shoulders; mother, Myrtle Lorene Davis Shoulders; brothers, Dorris and Eddie Shoulders; sisters, Frankie Tayse, Matilda Elliott, and Rebecca Shoulders; grandson, James David Vance Gossett.

     She is survived by her two daughters, Frances (Billy) Wortham, of Manchester, TN and Nancy Gossett (Charlie), of Dunlap, TN; son, Marlin Gossett Jr. (Pam Martin), of Dunlap, TN; two granddaughters, Shelby (Charlie) Black, of McMinnville, TN and JoJo Gossett, of Dunlap, TN; four grandsons, Marlin III, Judd, Zander Gossett, and Tommy (Morgan Davis) Layne, all of Dunlap; great-grandsons, Conner Black and Braxton Layne; three brothers, Lester Shoulders, of Mount Pleasant, NC, Albert Shoulders, of Dunlap, TN and Billy Shoulders, of Sparta, TN; one sister, Prentis Ivey, of Dunlap, TN; several nieces and nephews; a special thank you to Bro. Brian Kearns from Ewtonville Baptist Church for his council during this time.

     Online condolences can be made at Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. No services or visitation.      


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