​Martha E. Lanier



Martha Smith Lanier passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She 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, IL, Susan Kent and husband, John of Goldsboro, Alicia Wilkinson and husband Robert of Goldsboro, NC, and David W. Lanier of Ellabell, GA; a sister, Brenda Talley and husband, Mickey of Ellabell, GA; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Ct., Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Lanier family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.