OBITUARY: Geraldean “Gerri” Fullner


Geraldean “Gerri” Fullner, 72 of Columbia, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

On October 6, 1948, Gerri was born in Selma, California to the late Charles Edward “Ed” Martin and Dovie Christine Martin. She was the youngest of three girls. She graduated from Selma High School with the class of 1967. After graduating, she moved to Las Vegas where she met Larry “Gene” Fullner. They were married on December 16, 1972, and began their family. Gerri loved her family more than life and always put them first. She was known for her love of cooking for others and making homemade flour tortillas that her family and friends truly enjoyed. Gerri had a sweet tooth no one could deny. She loved to have a good time and was always full of fun and laughter. She loved listening to country music, rock-n-roll, and playing board games.

Gerri is preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Dovie Martin, and her sister, Ladonna Martin Sanders.

She is survived by her: husband, Larry “Gene” Fullner; children: Devon Fullner and wife Gina, Aaron Fullner and wife Crystal, Amber Fullner, and Damon Anthony Fullner and Fiancé Angela; grandchildren: Donavon, Denae, Sidnee, Jakob, Dylan, Savannah, Matthew, Luke and Connor; and sister, Jolene Martin Cozby.
She also leaves behind one of her fur babies, Mia Bella. Gerri is now playing with Lucy Lu again forevermore.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Polk Memorial Gardens at 1:00 pm.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be given to the family through


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