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Official Obituary of

Martha Lucille Gaines

November 19, 1945 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Martha Gaines Obituary

Martha Lucille Gaines, 78, of Goldsboro passed away Thursday, February 29, 2024 at home.

A service to celebrate her life will be held Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will greet friends following the service.

Martha was born in Virginia on November 19, 1945.  She enjoyed gardening and knitting but most importantly being a wonderful mom.

She is survived by her loving husband, Clarence Terry Smith of 44 years; two daughters, Brittany Toler Leach (Shariel) and Sara Cook; one brother, Roger Gaines and her six grandchildren, Alexander, Jeremiah, Kaell, Legend, Lyric and Rimiel.

The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

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Celebration of Life
March 7, 2024

2:00 PM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

The family will receive friends following the service

Howell Funeral Home & Crematory
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534


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