Martha Anne Tones

May 14, 1938 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 83)


Martha Anne Tones, 83, of Salisbury passed away on Thursday July 8, 2021, at her home. She was born on May 14, 1938, in Rowan County NC to the late Lilly Mae (Haynes) Sells and Henry Curtis Sells. Martha worked at several different places such as General Motors as a machinist, a toll booth operator, and then at Rowan Medical Center. She loved to sing in the church choir, worked on crafts and put together puzzles. She played games with friends and also was the loving care giver to her husband Roger. Martha preceded in death by her loving husband Roger Tones, her parents and her 4 sisters and brother. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Cathy Lange (Karl) of West Chester PA, son Richard Gohen Jr. (Hung) of Philadelphia PA, 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, family and several dear friends. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021, at The Chapel in the Pines Rowan Memorial Park at 10:00 am with Pastor Dale Kinley to officiate the service. Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Tones family. Online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service
July 26, 2021

10:00 AM
Pines Rowan Memorial Park

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