Shirley Faye Hill Martin

Shirley Faye Hill Martin

October 4, 2021, 86, Goldsboro –

Shirley Faye Hill Martin, 86, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. Born in Johnston County on May 27, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Edmund Ham Hill and Cassie Woodard Hill.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond David Martin; brother, Ray Hill; and sister, Cathy Raynor.

Shirley is survived by her son, Garry Martin and wife, Joanie of Princeton; daughters, Debbie M. Worley and husband, Larry of Princeton, Sandra M. Cole and husband, Dennis of Princeton, Patsy M. Gurley of Seven Springs, and Sherry M. Walston of Goldsboro; sisters, Cathy Raynor of Mount Olive and Gwen Anderson of Goldsboro; brothers, H.J. Hill of Pikeville and Keith Hill of Goldsboro; numerous grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley worked many years as a teacher’s assistant at Rosewood Elementary School. She was a dedicated and faithful member of Grace Baptist Church in Princeton.

A graveside service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held at 11:00a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Grace Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Parker and Rev. Greg Allison officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Community Home Care & Hospice, 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to