July 18, 1938 - March 3, 2021
Martha Perry Massey, 82, passed away at Germantown Methodist Hospital on March 3, 2021 from complications of congestive heart failure. She was born in Perry County, Alabama and attended Bessemer (Alabama) High School and the University of Alabama as a home economics major where she developed a love a love for cooking and entertaining. She was somewhat of an expert in etiquette and southern social manners. Her graciousness would fill the room. Martha was a leader who avoided the spotlight. She was instrumental in developing the Germantown Chamber of Commerce and served as its' first Executive Director. She coordinated the annual Germantown Festival for ten years and moved it from the shoulders of South Germantown Road to C.O. Franklin Park where it experienced rapid growth. Martha served the City of Germantown on the Cable TV Commission, and committees to plan the then Germantown Civic Center, now the Germantown Athletic Club and Performing Arts Center. She, also, served on the committee to establish the Germantown Family Fourth Celebration. Martha was a forty year member of Germantown United Methodist Church where she was the Director of Christian Education for four years and later served on various church committees. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Sam C. Massey, III, her daughter Jeanne Massey Ross (Tim) both of Germantown and her granddaughter, Allison Miller of Germantown and New York City. Martha will be entombed at the Memorial Park Mausoleum on Tuesday, March 9. Due to COVID restrictions, services will be for family only. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in her memory to Wesley Senior Ministries-Golden Cross 1615 Appling Rd. Cordova, Tn 38016.
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