Martha Nell Roseberry

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Martha Nell Roseberry, 86, Moundville, Mo. passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Moundville, Mo., to Charles Roseberry and Jessie Tetrick Roseberry.

Martha was born and raised in Moundville and at the age of 18 moved to Chicago, Ill., and worked there for 40 years until her retirement. She returned to the Bronaugh, Moundville area in 1985 and lived the remainder of her life there.

Survivors include one son, Terrence and his wife Dorothy Tatton, Reddick, Ill.; one daughter, Sharon Gustafson and her husband John, St. Cloud, Fla.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Shirley Frazier.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, with the Rev. Lynn Quist officiating. Interment will follow in Welborn Cemetery, Moundville, Mo.

Friends may call after 3 p.m., Monday and until the time of service at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday between 1 and 3 p.m., and again between 5 and 7 p.m.

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