Juneau resident Georgina "Gina" Irene (Martin) Dedrick, 45, died Aug. 8, 2006, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau.
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She was born on Oct. 8, 1961. She was adopted by Cora Warnock, with whom she lived until the time of Warnock's death. She married Lloyd Dedrick in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Juneau.
Family said that although she had a rough life as a child, due to many trials and certain physical handicaps, "she was loved and admired by those close to her for her courage to carry on." They said that she enjoyed life, despite life's tribulations, and she had a "wonderful sense of humor" and enjoyed the company of friends.
"She was a great friend to those close to her," said family members. "She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her."
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 14, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway, across from Western Auto. For further information, call 789-7294.