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Martha Spain

Thursday, March 29, 2007

CLARKTON -- Martha Bean Spain, 83, died March 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Perry County, Ark., to the late William Edward and Hattie Mae Lott Bean, she was a member of Holcomb Church of Christ.

On Dec. 26, 1942, in Perry County, she married George Spain who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1991.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Spain; three brothers, William Bean, James Plunkett and Robert Bean; one infant sister; and two half-

sisters, Addie Brown and Laura Mae "Ruby" Tarkington.

Survivors include: four sons, Jerry Spain of Lake St. Louis, Jimmie Spain of St. Peters, Danny Spain of Sikeston and Eddie Spain of Portageville; one daughter, Sharon Lindley of Gideon; one brother, John Lott of Williamsville; one sister, Myrtle Bumpuss of Clarkton; and 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is at 6 p.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday. with Kevin Lawrence officiating.

Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.