Obituary: Martha Lynn Groomes Publow

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Martha Lynn Groomes Publow, 59, of Nashville, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at her residence, after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

Mrs. Publow was a member of Otter Creek Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Reid Bolling and Dorothy Sue Alley Groomes.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon Powell Publow Jr., and daughter, Virginia Cayce Publow, both of Nashville; son and daughter-in-law Andrew Morgan and Anna Blair Publow of Asheville, N.C.; sister, Reida Sue Groomes (Ron) Gambill of Franklin; brother, John Carroll (Susie) Groomes of Brentwood; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 12, at Otter Creek Church of Christ, Brentwood, with Ron Gambill officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Vanderbilt Cancer Center or the Wayne Reed Christian Day Care Center.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, was in charge of arrangements.