Martha Owens


On February 23rd, 2021 Christ descended from heaven and claim another precious angel. Martha Sue Owens was born February 14th, 1947 to Mr. Walter Geiger Jr, and Mrs. Luvenia Perdue-Geiger Lamar County Georgia, at an early age Martha joined the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Martha graduated from Booker High School several years later she set out for her journey to Cleveland Ohio Only to plant her feet in Columbus. Working for the states was not enough, she wanted a family and a big one at that. Later she would graduate from Culinary Art School. Hobbies she also enjoyed are Fishing, Dancing, cooking, traveling, and hosting family cook outs with wonderful music, most of all being around the ones that genuinely loved her.

Martha was a homemaker she enjoyed having love ones around her, she was also a Love sitter for everyone if you were hungry, she would feed you needed a place to stay you were always welcome with open arms. She was a friend to all. On July 9th, 2002 Martha, married her love and life partner Lonray Owens together they shared Love, Respect and understanding until death departed them.

Martha was preceded in death by her father, Walter Geiger Jr; mother, Luvenia Perdue-Geiger, brothers, James H and Frankie Geiger; sons, Ramon and Larry; and daughter, Natasha Geiger.

Martha leaves loving memories that will forever live in the hearts of her beloved family, children, Reginald (Lorraine) Geiger of Atlanta GA, Robert (Tonya) Geiger of Columbus, OH, Nicole (Benjamin) Asare of Columbus, OH ,Natalie Geiger, Nadine Geiger, Luvenia (Mike), Lavonia (Gideon) Martey of Columbus, OH, LeVar Geiger, Ebony (James) and Jessica Geiger; sisters, Marcella Mitchell Columbus, OH and Toni Geiger of Atlanta, GA; brother, Conrad Geiger of Barnesville, GA; grandchildren, Amber Thomas, Alfred Geiger, Darren Cunningham Jr, John Gilbert, Jashawn Geiger, Sheldon Geiger, Marcos Vasquez, Armonde Vasquez, Dajonna Hollins, Dajon Hollins, Jamel Geiger, Mikel Geiger-Campbell, Miquan Geiger-Campbell Makenzie Fraley, Sada Geiger, Paris Geiger and Reggie Geiger; great grandchildren, Elijah Smith-Geiger, Arianna Gilbert, Madyson Brown, Naomi Geiger Nevaeh Geiger, Camilia Geiger, Cameron Geiger, Karon Geiger, and Azia Vasquez; close dear friend, Sonya Shelby; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation 1:00pm and Funeral 2:00pm Thursday, March 4, 2021 at  MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    May you draw comfort from the hearer of prayer.
    Thinking of you all.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    May you continue to rely on God and know that he hears prayers,
    because he cares for you. With caring thoughts.

    • Thank you,Our Hearts are heavy and the pain is overwhelming,We appreciate the kind words please continue to pray for our family in our time of grief….
      Evans Family

  3. Natalie, John and Jashawn,
    Ms. Martha was a rare and beautiful soul, and fun to be around. I will miss her calling me “Rapunzel”. My family and I would like to send our condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Darling Family

  4. Buster Geiger, and family words fail to express our deep sorrow for your loss. Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for you son.
    The Watkins family

  5. Darlene Manuel

    My prayers are with you Amber and family! So sorry to hear the passing of your dear grandmother. A grandmother’s love is everlasting and precious. Think of all the things she taught all of you and cherish those sweet moments.

  6. Dear Natlie and Family So sorry for your loss.My prayers are with you and your family at this time. Love Margaret

  7. Loraine Geiger Smith, Brenda Geiger Jackson & Charles Andrew Geiger

    We are truly sadden by the lost of our cousin, ( Martha Sue). Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers and we will always cherish the memories of our childhood. May she Rest In Peace!

  8. Gloria Fallings

    From the Fallings Family in Milner GA
    Our deepest condolences to you at the loss of our cousin. Our prayers are with you.
    Wayne Diane Gloria and Pat

  9. Our prayers and thoughts are with you GOD BLESS. COUSIN JOHN VAUGHN

  10. Grandma I miss you so much you will forever be in my heart ❤️❤️❤️ till we meet again sunflower ❤️❤️ your granddaughter Amber



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