Elsie A. Martin

Monday, March 5, 2007

Elsie A. Martin, 85, of Blackwater, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at the home of her daughter.

Funeral services will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, with Rev. David Coke officiating. Visitation will be held from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Old Lamine Cemetery. Her grandchildren will be pallbearers. Memorials are suggested to Heath Creek Baptist Church.

She was born in Ashland, Wis., on Oct. 3, 1921, the daughter of James G. Picking and Pearl E. Bishop Picking. She married Herman Martin on May 26, 1941 in Boonville; he preceded her in death in August 2006. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her two sons, Jim Martin of Weatherby and David Martin of Jonesburg; her daughter, Murial Fisk of Nelson; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great- grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son.