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Rhonda Belle (Thomley) Martin (1907 - 1957)

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Rhonda Belle Martin formerly Thomley aka Aldermann, Garrett, Gipson
Born in United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Wife of — married about (to ) [location unknown]
Wife of [private husband (1920s - 1990s)]
Died in Mount Meigs, Montgomery, Alabama, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2015
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Categories: Women Murderers | Serial Killers | Waitresses | Executed by Electrocution | United States Black Sheep.

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She was born in 1907. Daughter of James Robert Thomley and Mary Frances Gipson. Her father deserted her family when she was 12.[1]

Worked as a waitress. Convicted of poisoning her mother, 3 daughters and 2 husbands. Executed in the electric chair at Kilby Correctional Facility in 1957.

Left her body to science, but her relatives chose to have her buried. Her grave is unmarked.


  1. Marlin Shipman. The Penalty Is Death: U. S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions. University of Missouri Press; 2002. ISBN 978-0-8262-6305-6. p. 50.

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