Alice May Carter Auvenshine Martin of Waynesboro, Georgia, entered into rest March 19, 2021, in Longview Texas. She was born on June 21, 1925, in Oklahoma City Oklahoma to Robert Lawson and Josephine Celestine Irving Carter. Preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Leroy Martin, retired army. Also, proceeded in death by three sons, William M. Auvenshine, Robert A. Auvenshine, and David M. Auvenshine. She was also preceded in death by four of her five brothers as well as two sisters James Edward Carter, Robert Lawson Carter Jr., John Little Carter, William Henderson Carter, Lillian Ashley North, and Sarah Marie Becton.
Living most of her life in Waynesboro, Georgia, Mrs. Martin worked and retired from Samson Industries as a seamstress. She later worked at Thomson Hospital as an attendant. She was of the Methodist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Helping to raise and care for numerous grandchildren as well as an animal lover, who always spoiled her pets! Mrs. Martin loved to make dolls, sew, read, and cross-stitch and was a wonderful cook for friends and family. While Mrs. Martin resided with her granddaughter Talia, spouse Jeff, and family in Montgomery Texas, and had many adventures together, she passed visiting family doing what she loved the most, welcoming her newest great-great-grandson into this world in Longview Texas.
Mrs. Martin is survived by a brother Tracy Mackenzie Carter his spouse Sara of Waynesboro Georgia, a son Richard M. Auvenshine of Waynesboro Georgia, and daughter-in-law Karen Auvenshine of Martinez Georgia.
Grandchildren Celestine Talia Auvenshine Baker her spouse Jeffery of Montgomery Texas, Christopher P. Auvenshine of Greer South Carolina, Danielle Denise Auvenshine her spouse Anthony McIntosh of Martinez Georgia, David Mark Auvenshine II his spouse Pamela of Waynesboro Georgia, Craig Garrison his spouse Meredith of Hiawassee Georgia, and Krista Motes her spouse Thomas of Mooresburg Tennessee.
Great-grandchildren Jeffery Allen Baker Jr. his spouse Louise of Longview Texas, Ralph Christian Hillis of Waynesboro Georgia, Jessica Michelle Baker her spouse Justin Mathis of Waynesboro Georgia, Glenn Thomas Auvenshine of Waynesboro Georgia, Sara Bailey her spouse Wiley of Cedar Bluff Alabama, Gilbert Daniel Baker of Montgomery Texas, James Cameron Black of Waynesboro Georgia, Karen Nichole Auvenshine her spouse Mason Belk of Waynesboro Georgia, Luke Garrison of Hiawassee Georgia, Kenneth Shane Auvenshine Kaney of Aiken South Carolina, Kathryn Rayne Auvenshine of Waynesboro Georgia, Joshua Overstreet of Mooresburg Tennessee, Christopher Paul Auvenshine Jr. of Greer South Carolina, Gordon Malachi Auvenshine of Greer South Carolina, Breanna Motes of Mooresburg Tennessee, Jakob Wilhelm Baker of Montgomery Texas, and Faith Motes of Mooresburg Tennessee.
Great-great grandchildren Melonie Cecile Baker, Jeffery Allen Baker III, George Aaron Baker, Aubra Wiley, Sara Paisley Black, Madalyn Anntoinete Baker, Illa Wiley, Madison Faith Black, Xavier Allen Belk, Jack Thomas Baker. As well as many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers include Walton Bud North II, Ronald M. North, Donald D. North, Glenn Auvenshine, Gilbert Baker, and Ben Carter.
Honorary pallbearers Christian Hillis, Cameron Black, Shane Kaney, Bill Hammett Jr, Danny Becton, and Jimmy Becton.
The visitation will be held at Burke Memorial Funeral Home, 842 Liberty Street Waynesboro Georgia, Friday, March 26 from 6-9. The funeral will be Saturday, March 27 at 4:30 pm graveside following at Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro Georgia. www.burkememorial.com