Viola Lorene Martin was born October 14, 1934 in Whitby, West Virginia to George Gore and the late Macie Gore. She went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Viola leaves to cherish her loving memory: three children; Edmonia “Spiffy” Martin-Smith (the late John T.), Jeffrey A. Martin (Carmen), and Tonja Bishop. Grandchildren; Devona Martin, Shalaunda Parsons (Calvert), William Martin, Lakeysha Harmon (Keith), Camielle Woodard, Glenn Woodard, Rashim Bishop, Hakeem Bishop (Lauren), Lakeem Townsend, Rakim Townsend; Great-Grandchildren; Zavia Ortiz, Wendy Martin, Destiny Martin, Christian Martin, Charronnda Smith, Maleeya Pettaway, Justin Wiggins, Keith Jr., Kevin, Branden, and Keiera Harmon, Alex, Austin, Andrew, and Aaliyah Velez, Jayden and Jace Bishop; devoted nieces, Patricia Bennett, Valerie Simpson, Karen Langston, Deseri Dillard and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.
Her Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 am on Friday, November 22, 2019, at Congo Funeral Home, 201 N. Gray Ave, Wilmington, Delaware 19805; viewing 9 - 10:45 am only.
Her burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19805.
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