Wylodean Rich Martin of Collinwood, Tennessee was born August 21, 1930 in Cypress Inn, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Willard Ceamon and Cora Pearl Holt Rich. Mrs. Martin was a retired factory worker from Angelica-Collinwood Manufacturing and was a member of Collinwood Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, crocheting, taking trips to Walmart and the family pets. She was united in marriage to Vernon Martin, August 24, 1946 and he preceded her in death, January 12, 1981. Mr. Martin is survived by daughters, Judy Barclay and husband, Lee, Cookeville, TN, Karla Jane Berry, husband, Mark of Iron City, TN, Joan Kelley, husband, Larry of Lawrenceburg, TN and Janis Wilson, husband, Mike of Fairview, TN; grandsons, Christopher Berry of Lebanon, TN, Matthew Berry of Florence, AL and Joshua Berry of Iron City, TN; great-grandchildren, Preslee, Gabrial and Grant Berry, whom she loved so much; sisters, Gloria Jean Marsh of Massillon, OH and Ruth Wright of Florence, AL and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by an infant son; brothers, Willard Rich, Jr. and Bobby Rich and sister, Virginia Burns.
Services were held on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee, with Michael Pitts officiating. Burial was in Railroad Cemetery, Iron City, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family. Pallbearers were sons-in-law, Mark Berry, Larry Kelley, and Mike Wilson and grandsons, Chris, Matt and Joshua Berry.