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Rella Mae Roberson Martin

Rella Mae Roberson Martin
Rella Mae Roberson Martin of Iron City, TN departed this life on Friday, January 27, 2023 in Waynesboro, TN at the age of 84 years, 5 months, and 13 days.
She was born August 14, 1938 in Iron City, TN the daughter of the late Thomas Allen and Frankie Gladys Sledge Roberson. She was united in marriage to her late husband and father of her children, Robert S. “Bobby” Irwin on December 21, 1955 and he preceded her in death on December 31, 1962. She then was united in marriage to Everett Martin on August 29, 1986, who also preceded her in death on December 17, 2003. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, that enjoyed spending time with her family. Rella worked for many years at Murray Ohio Manufacturing Company, where she retired as a spot welder.
In addition to her husbands and parents, Rella was preceded in death by son: Robert A. Irwin; daughter: Gina Harper; brothers: T.A. Roberson, Elvis Roberson, Bobby Lee Roberson, and Terry Roberson; and sisters: Lavaughn Gallien, and Fay Pruitt.
She is survived by her daughters: Mona Bradley of Lawrenceburg, TN, Lisa Garrison of Waynesboro, TN, and Tammy Ayers of Summertown, TN; brother: Sterling Roberson of Iron City, TN; grandchildren: Brandon Bradley, Bronson Bradley, Brittania Bradley, Natasha Moser, John Jones, Jyl Mattox, and Tiffany Davis; twenty-two great grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Rella Mae Roberson Martin were held Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN with Bronson Bradley and Dwayne “Dee” Staggs officiating. Burial followed at Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro, TN. Shackelford Funeral Directors assisted the family with all arrangements.

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