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Edna Lee (Cox) Martin

May 11, 1923 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Edna Martin Obituary

Edna Lee Martin, 100, of Moline, Illinois passed away Monday, August 14, 2023 surrounded by her family at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Gaines Chapel AME Church, East Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.  Pastor Cyrus Burns will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.  Memorials may be made to the family. Sullivan- Ellis Mortuary, Ltd. will be assisting the family.

Edna Lee Cox was born in Corinth MS; the daughter of Ginnie (Walker) Cox.  She Graduated from Alcorn Central High School, Glen, MS. Edna became a CNA for the East Moline State Hospital. After the closing of the East Moline State Hospital, she worked at the Elgin State Hospital till her retirement in 1980.

Edna was a long-time member of Gaines Chapel AME, East Moline.  She loved spending time fishing. Edna enjoyed crocheting; she proudly made an afghan for each and every one of her family members. She enjoyed hosting along with her husband, James Martin, barbeques, wild game suppers, and holiday family gatherings.  Edna saw many changes in her 100 years.  She will be dearly missed.

Edna leaves her loving memory to be cherished by her daughter Edna (William)Trice, Coal Valley, her grandchildren, Ron (Keshia) Trice Jr, of Romeoville IL, Brockton Trice of Davenport IA, Darick (Keena) Jones of Virginia, Jeri Jones of Davenport IA, Jonika Jones of Davenport IA, Dean Porter of Davenport IA, and Tom Jones of Davenport, IA, 18 great-grandchildren, a host of great-great-grandchildren and great great-great grandchildren. Edna is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Joe Jones, Sr., grandchildren, Faith Combs and Joe Jones Jr.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gaines Chapel AME Church
311-19th Street
East Moline, IL 61244

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 22, 2023

11:00 PM
Gaines Chapel AME Church
311-19th Street
East Moline, IL 61244

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