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Martana (Wray) Groce

Born: Mon., May 7, 1934
Died: Thu., Oct. 3, 2013


2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 04, 2013
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Oct. 05, 2013
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Martana Groce age 79 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Thursday, October 03, 2013 at Glasgow Health and Rehab.  Martana was born on May 07, 1934 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Vernon and Pearl Thacker Wray.  She was of the Holiness faith and had worked at several sewing factories.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul C. Groce, two sons, Ferlin Groce, and Freddy Groce, and three sisters, and five brothers.

Survivors Include:
One Son- Donnie Groce and his wife Gail of Burkesville, KY
Two Daughters- Angela Sue Whitehouse of Glasgow, KY and Crickett Morrison of Glasgow, KY
One Sister- Vestal Wright of Burkesville KY
One Brother- Armond Wray of Burkesville, KY
10 Grandchildren, and several Great Grandchildren also survive

Funeral Service:
Saturday, October 05, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Ronnie Corbin officiating.
Burial in Burkesville Cemetery
Family requests visitation from 2:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday, October 04, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

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Donna & Randy Johnson
   Posted Thu October 03, 2013
Cricket,Donnie,& Family,Miss Martana was a very special woman,She will b4e missed,our thoughts,prayers,& love go out to you...

Patricia Hill
   Posted Thu October 03, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about Sis. Martana's passing, but I know she is celebrating in heaven! She was such a sweet and special person that loved everyone! Your family has gained an extra special guardian angel today. I know she will be missed by many. I always remember when you visited never left hungry and she always loved to share from her huge garden. Gail, you and all of your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I know at this moment she is singing and rejoicing with some great souls like my uncle George Stubblefield and my dad Wendell Hill!
Love and prayers to you all,
Patricia Hill

Cynthia Meyer
   Posted Fri October 04, 2013
Many thoughts and prayers follow the family at this time... Cricket, for you especially are in my prayers. I know how much you loved your Mother, and my heart goes out to you... Cynthia

Mitchell Scott
   Posted Fri October 04, 2013
To the family: Your mother was a inspiration to me and always spoke of her love for Jesus and her children. It was a joy to walk into her room at the Manor and she would always save me a piece of candy or insist I eat something, that's just how she was. I can never count the tears she has shed nor the prayers she has prayed but she KEPT the faith. We always talked about Heaven and I am assured beyond a reasonable doubt, that now her eyes beholds that City of Splendor. Thank You Sis. Martana for the Love, Wisdom, Hope and the time you shared with me on this earth..your friend, Mitchell Scott/White Fox