PORTAGEVILLE - Margaret Martin, 70, died May 14, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Jan. 26, 1933, in Portageville, daughter of the late Carl and Dora Harp Ray, she owned and operated Gary's BBQ in Portageville and was a member of the Conran Baptist Church.
On July 14, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., she married Gary Martin who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Greg Martin of Steele; two daughters, Karen Fowler of New Madrid and Carla Brown of Portageville; two sisters, Daisy Smith of Kennett and Mildred Townsend of Conran; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Gary Michael Martin on Aug. 30, 1970; and three brothers, A.M. Ray, Hubert Ray and Sonny Ray.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev Tim Abanathy will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn.
Memorial contributions may be sent to:
Missouri Delta Medical Center Renal Dialysis Center 1008 N. Main St. Sikeston, MO 63801