Martha Nell Hancock Fearrington passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Martha was born on February 3, 1939 to the late Joseph and Margaret Hancock. She was married to James Philip (Phil) Fearrington for 60 years.
Martha graduated from Camp Lejeune High School and Hardbarger Business College. After graduation she worked for the State of North Carolina and and after 15 years with Duke Energy she retired in 1994 and enjoyed camping, traveling and spending time with her family.
Martha is survived by her husband, Phil, of Mt. Pleasant, and her two sons, Jay (Melissa) of Simsbury, CT and Scott (Susan) of Mt. Pleasant. She is also survived by four grandchildren Carr Fearrington (Emma) of Millbury, MA, Julia Fearrington (Chris) of Cambridge, MA, Hillary F. Matthews (Chris) of Sylva, NC and Luke Fearrington (Katelyn) of Wake Forest, NC and brothers, Joseph Hancock (Sue) of Salisbury, NC and Charles Trexler, Jr. of Las Vegas, NV.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date, at Cold Springs United Methodist Church where she was a member.
The family thanks the Doctors and Nurses of Atrium Health Cabarrus for the care of Martha during her recent illness.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Alzheimer's Association - Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd. Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.