On Saturday March 8, 2014, Rosemary Martin Ott went home to be with the Lord. She was born in Selma on Dec. 4, 1950 to Willie Martin and Mary Martin Crawford. She worked at the New Diana ISD cafeteria in Texas for many years and had extended church family at First Baptist Church and Walnut Creek Baptist Church, both in Diana, Texas and was a member of Sand Hill Baptist Church in Gilmer.
She married and is survived by the love of her life, William Terry Ott of Thomasville. They married in November 1967 and resided in Thomasville until moving to Texas in 1982. She is also survived by her son, William Teddy Ott and his wife, Kelly; daughter, Mary Yolanda McCarty and husband, Don; grandchildren, Rick and Kaelyn Lambright, Andrew and Laura Claire Ott, Mary Beth and Zack Quick, Brianna Marie Lambright, Justin and Lindsay McCarty and Duncan McCarty; great-grandchildren, Kyler Lambright and Andrew McCarty; brothers, Clark Martin and Michael Smith.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 13 from 10 - 11 a.m. at Springfield Methodist Protestant Church in Thomasville. The funeral services will follow visitation at 11 a.m. and interment will follow at Kelley Cemetery. Local arrangements were made by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville.