Arwilda Jeanne Martin, 79, possessed a great love for the beach and everything it offered

Arwilda Jeanne Martin

WILMINGTON — Arwilda Jeanne Martin, 79, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Hospital. She was born in Mount Morris, Michigan, to the late Francis L. Massey and Doris Arwilda Glidden-Massey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Martin.

She is survived by her children, Shelly and William Johnson and Julie and Michael Romano; grandson, David Johnson; and siblings, Louann and Michael Moczarski and Barry Massey.

She was involved for many years with the Island of Lights of Pleasure Island and worked for many years as a computer operator. Jeannie loved to line dance, shag and have great times with her many friends. She spent several years working at Curves, exercising and teaching zumba. She had a great love for the beach and everything it had to offer.

Jeannie leaves behind many friends who she loved dearly, including Sadie Presser, Carey Hendrix, Edie Steele, Evelyn Bradley and Kim Linh Trieu.

A private memorial will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, at Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington. She wished to be cremated and for her ashes to be spread in Michigan with her husband.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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