She was born in Wilson on July, 18, 1937 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Williamson. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Ray Kowalski. She was a member of West Fayetteville Baptist Church.
Survivors are her husband, William A. (Bill) Martin of Raeford; a daughter, Melanie Allen of Fairmont; two sons, Kenneth Kowalski Jr. of Raeford, and Keith Kowalski of Fayetteville; a stepdaughter, Darcie Martin of Daune, New Yors; a stepson, William Charles Martin of Bloomingdale, New York; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Pierce of Summerset, Kentucky.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at West Fayetteville Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com