Mrs. Margaret Ruth Templeton Martin

Published 9:28am Saturday, June 15, 2013

Mrs. Margaret Ruth Templeton Martin, 84, a resident of Eclectic, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013. She was born Aug. 29, 1928.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. June 15 at Linville Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. June 16 at Eclectic United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Mark Osgood and the Rev. Charles Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing.
She is survived by her children, Sally M. Miller, John M. Martin, David K. Martin and Linda L. Martin; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Poulnott (Jim) and Jean Mann; grandchildren, Adina Gephrich, Kimberly Channell, Kelly Kindred, Breanne Abbot, Sonya Whitley and David Martin; 15 great grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by a son, James L. Martin Jr.; husband, James L. “Pete” Martin Sr., mother, Mary Templeton and father, John Templeton.
The family sends heartfelt thanks to her caretakers, Carolyn Sparks, Fannie Gillette, Rita Patillo and Maggie McIntyre and the nurses and staff of Hospice Advantange.
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