Fern Gregory Martin, 76, of Long Beach, California passed away on March 5, 2014. She was born in Lake City, South Carolina on May 30, 1937, to the late James and Lizzie Gregory. Fern graduated from Edmunds High School in Sumter, SC.
She is survived by her husband Charles Martin on Long Beach, California, two daughters; Ronica Wherry of Summerville, SC and Denise Thompson (James) of Sumter. She is also survived by two half-brothers James Gregory of Oklahoma and Ronald Gregory (Susan) of Sumter, four grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, one niece and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Wendy, and a brother, James.
Arrangements are pending at Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services of North Charleston.