Martha Zackery

November 03, 1946 - August 23, 2021


Obituary For Martha Zackery

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Martha Zackery on August 23rd, 2021.

The funeral service will be Saturday the 28th, at 2:00 PM at St Smyrna Baptist on Heery Rd Newnan Ga.

Visitation will be Friday the 27th, from 4 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary.

Mrs. Martha Nell Zackery was born to the late Mr. & Mrs. Emory Lee
and LaMartha (Colton) Tennie on November 3, 1946 in Luthersville,
Georgia. God called her home to rest on August 23, 2021.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband the late Rev. Willie
Robert (Roy) Zackery; one adopted daughter Tracie; two brothers the
late Emory Lee Tennie Jr., the late Willie James Tennie; one beloved
sister the late Virginia Tennie.

Martha was employed throughout the years; Royal Moulding,
Sprayberry BBQ, and she was a Home Health caregiver for over 20

Martha joined Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age where
she accepted Christ. She then became an active part of Sword of The
Lord Ministries Inc. (Newnan) with her husband (the late Rev. Willie
Robert (Roy) Zackery as the Assistant Pastor. Her later years she
became a member of the Lighthouse of Praise Tabernacle.

Martha always loved to go fishing, traveling, shopping, working out, and
attending church. Her favorite thing to do was spending time with her
grandchildren and her great grandchildren. And she had a giving heart.

Martha leaves to cherish her loving memories; one daughter Jacqueline
(Buford) Newson; three grandchildren: Derrick Newson, Leon (Aimee)
Lequiche (Paul) Watson; eleven great grandchildren: Antonio,
Branderious, Brittany, Cortez, Lernilious, Taralji, Jayla, Jaliyah, Paris,
Londyn, Serenity; one brother Charles (Angelyn) Tennie; two sisters-inlaw Betty Ruth (the late Emory Lee) Tennie, Jackie (the late Willie
James) Tennie.

Nieces and Nephews: Lois Zackery, Kimberly (Chris) Bell, Alvin Mitchell,
Linda Ruth (Ronald) Warner, Roxanne (Glenn) Tuck, Richard Tennie,
Victor Tennie, Willie Charles Tennie, Tiffany Graham, Jimmy Antwon
Graham, Shelisa (Tracey) Sinkfield, Shandria (Manuel) Sanchez, Lakeshia
(Kevin) Boston, Charsea (Michael) Jones, Patrick Tennie, Danny
Robinson, and a host of other nieces and nephews.

She leaves to cherish her special friends: Mrs. Emma Jean McKeever
(over 40 years), Ms. Willie May, Ms. Brenda Pope, Ms. Vivian Barber.






04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220

Get Directions ยป



Funeral Service

02:00 PM

St. Smyrna Baptist Church
Heery Rd
Newnan, GA

Get Directions ยป

by FHW Solutions

Photos & Video

Add New Photos & Video


  • R.I.H.

  • Condolences to the family. Pamela Bailey Dollar

  • To the Zackery and Tennie Families...May you find peace and comfort during your hour of bereavement. The joy of the Lord is your strength ..Nehemiah 8:10. Chesketa Parks and the Brown Family

  • Rest in peace "MOM" we miss you and we love you with all our heart... You will be truly missed!!!!๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ.... ALWAYS your grandkids Leon, Derrick and Kisha.... The Newson and Tennie Family!!!! Love You ALWAYS โค๏ธ

  • Prayers and condolence to The Zackery and tennie family. Parks and Zackery family. Wallace gray cr.

  • Sending our condolences to the Zachary family.Sonny and Charlene Bohannon

  • Sending Our Heartfelt Prayers And Condolences To The Tennie-Zachary Family๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Rest In Peace Angel. Elaine& Lenvor Childs Family

  • Mrs.Zackery was one of the best neighbors you could ask for she would help you any way she could she will be very much missed in the Wallace Gray Circle family.The Phillips/Abrams family

  • She was such a beautiful woman of God who will be deeply missed by many. Her smile would brighten your day. Pastor Clinton and Evie Elder

  • Beautiful inside and out. I enjoyed having conversations with her.

  • In Honor of my Grandfather Emory Lee Tennie, Mrs. Martha Zachary one of his favorite Queen's and one of his Beautiful sisters, my Aunt Martha, who the family called Martha Nell she was a heavenly angel here on earth and know she is dancing and praising God to see everyone we cant see Especially my guardian angel Emory and Auntie Virginia Beetles, We love her so much and to our family we send hugs and always pray and she and God are always will be there.

  • A beautiful and loving Woman of God. You will be missed.

  • With deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the family during this time of grief and sorrow!

Add a Candle

Click a candle below to add a candle to your message.