Originally created 08/04/98

Dr. Martha Gordy



SAVANNAH -- Dr. Martha Cole Gordy, 79, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Dorman officiating. Burial will be in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus.

Dr. Gordy, a native of Columbus, was a longtime Savannah resident. She was a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha sorority, and she had been a resident at Memorial Medical Center. She had retired from practice in general internal medicine in 1983.

She was a Navy veteran of World War II where she served as a medical technologist. She was a member of the National Honor Medical Society, the American Society of Internal Medicine and the American Thoracic Society, and she was a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Survivors include a nephew, William S. Gordy, Columbus; and a niece, Sally Kenimer, Columbus.