Martin, Cora Edwards

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Cora Delophine Edwards Martin, 93, of Christiansburg passed away on November 16, 2019. She was a member of Pilot United Methodist Church.

Cora was preceded in death by her husband Benson ‘Shorty’ Martin; parents, George Edwards & Cliffie Bishop Edwards; brothers, Dudley, Herman, George Layton, Everette, Alva and George Junior Edwards; sisters, Dora Edwards, Lula Slusher, Eva Link, Helen Naff, Elsie Alderman, Nellie Edwards and Ann Webb.

She is survived by her son, Larry Martin and wife Susan; daughter, Kimberly Martin; grandchildren, Matt Martin and wife Breanna, Chris Martin, Katy Smith and husband Matt, Lauren Quesenberry and husband Chris, Charley Ruch and husband Dan, Heather Finman, and Kelsey Slusser; great grandchildren, Addison Quesenberry, Kaydence Weddel, Nick Quesenberry, Lily Smith, Kinsley Weddel, and Noah Ruch; and many nieces and nephews.

“Granny” as she was known to her grandchildren always had a smile, loved people and especially her family. She and Shorty were married for over 50 years and were married on Christmas day in 1947. She was always a bright light wherever she was including her time at Highland Ridge Rehab.

The family would like to thank the staff at Highland Ridge Rehab for their loving care through the years and Good Samaritan Hospice.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 22 from noon to 1 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donation should be sent to Alzheimer’s Association at