Margie Imogene Martin, 83, Lee's Summit, MO passed away Friday, March 21, 2008 at the John Knox Village Care Center in Lee's Summit, MO following a lengthy illness. She was born January 25, 1925 in Bates, AR to Doc Raymond Underwood and Mattie Lee Mathis Underwood. She was married on December 26, 1944 in Kansas City, MO to Samuel P. Martin and he preceded her in death May 27, 1988.
Mrs. Martin was raised in Bates, AR and attended school there. After her marriage she lived in Kansas City, MO and Kellogg ID. She and her husband moved to Nevada, MO in the 1960's and she lived here until 1996. She worked as a nurse at the Nevada City Hospital in Nevada. In 1996 she moved to Kansas City, MO to be closer to her granddaughter Debbie and lived the remainder of her life there.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Jean Bohm and her husband Donald, Whitewood SD and Darlene Parrot, Independence, MO; 14 grandchildren, Paul Kerr, Whitewood, SD, Debbie Gray, Raytown, MO, Shelley Bowers, Burlington NC, Joseph, Bohm, and, Christina Coffield, both of Whitewood, SD, Lisa Martin, , Kimberly Martin, and, Nicole Martin, all of Nevada, MO, Sherry Parrot, and Patty Breedlove, both of Independence, MO,, Linda Figenbaum, Odessa, MO, Nancy Dorr and David Parrot, both of the state of TX, and Michael Bishop, Independence, MO; numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, one son, Robert Lee Martin, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2008 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, MO. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada.
Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday morning between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. prior to the service
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