Elva Pauley Martin

Covington, VA-Elva Pauley Martin, 89, formerly of Ronceverte, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at home.

Born Aug. 27,1926, at Ronceverte, Elva was the daughter of the late Perry Webster and Lula May Morgan Pauley.

She was a former secretary at the Industrial Rayon Corp. in Covington, VA, and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Billy Joe Martin in 2002; daughter, Amy Lisa Price; grandson, Daniel Bailey; sisters, Ruby Constance Taylor and Arlene May Pauley; and brother, T. R. Pauley.

She is survived by: daughter, Timmie Jocelyn Bailey of Covington, GA; sons, Billy Joe Martin of Conyers, GA, Gregory Allen Martin of Covington, VA, Web Kelly Martin of Roanoke, VA, Walter Kim Martin of Nellysford, VA, and Andy Russell Martin of Smyrna, TN; three sisters, Winifred Joycelyn Pauley of Ronceverte, Emily Jane Holswade of Ronceverte, and Brenda Jacobson of Phoenix, AZ; four brothers, Edwin J. Pauley of Berthoud, CO, Dennis Pauley of Ronceverte, James Pauley of Hillsborough, OH, and Perry Pauley of Ronceverte; also surviving are 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and many friends.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Pauley-Massie Cemetery, Morgan Hollow, Ronceverte, where Rev. Gary Baker officiated.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.


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