Martha Ann Gilbert Hedrick

October 27, 1944November 1, 2018

Martha Ann Gilbert Hedrick, age 74, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Born October 27, 1944 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Roy Lee Gilbert and Laura Kanipe.

Martha loved animals, and enjoyed cookouts.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her sisters, Eula, Mary, Hazel, Freida and Francis.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Nelson Taylor, Rick Hedrick, and Eslee Hedrick, Jr.; daughters, Elizabeth Shook, Sheryl Johnson and Anita Huffman; brothers, Richard, Glenn, Danny, David and Bobby Gilbert; sister, Barbara Austin; as well as 21 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Drum Funeral Home in Conover on Tuesday, November 6, from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Catawba Memorial Park Chapel of Memory on Friday, November 9, 2018. Private burial will follow at the cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the Hedrick family at

The Hedrick family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover


  • Receiving of Friends Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018

Martha Ann Gilbert Hedrick

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