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Martha Fox Obituary

Martha Erwin Fox
Martha Erwin Fox

January 14, 1941 - August 13, 2014
Born in Catawba County, NC
Resided in Claremont, NC


Martha Erwin Fox, 73, of Claremont, passed away unexpectedly at her residence Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Born January 14, 1941 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Robert S. Erwin, Sr. and Elizabeth Abernethy Erwin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Fox, Jr. and nephew, Charles Erwin.

Martha was a graduate of Hickory High School, Appalachian State University and received her Law Degree from Wake Forest University. She was an attorney for over 25 years in Catawba County.

She is survived by three brothers: Robert S. Erwin, Jr. and wife Sara of Morganton, NC, David Erwin of Wilmington, NC, Samuel Erwin and wife Barbara of Valdese, NC; two nephews: John Erwin and wife Judy of Raleigh, NC, Matthew Erwin and wife Beverly of Wilmington, NC; niece, Anna Erwin of Blacksburg, VA; 6 great nieces and 2 great nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening, August 15, 2014 from 7 – 9:00 p.m. at Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family of Martha Erwin Fox.


Bass-Smith Funeral Home
334 2nd St., NW
Hickory, NC US 28601
Friday, August 15, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM