CHARLESTON - Martha Alice Snowden, 80, died Aug. 5, 2007, at her home.
Born Dec. 14, 1926, in the Lusk Chapel community, to the late Charles Dunning and Clara Bell Brawner Martin, she was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County and a member of the First Baptist Church of Charleston. She was employed as a nurse for 50 years before retiring from VNA in 1998.
On June 11, 1950, she married James Edward Snowden who preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1991.
Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Charmaigne and Darrell Pull of Benton and Linda and Tom Green of Diehlstadt; one brother, Alfred Martin of Lusk Chapel; one sister, Rosa Lee Fluegge of Charleston; and four granddaughters, two grandsons and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, James Steven Snowden; two brothers, C.D. Martin and James Martin; and two sisters, Lillie Linebaugh and Addie Linebaugh.
Visitation is scheduleded from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Michael Brewer of the First Baptist Church of Charleston officiating.
Pallbearers will be: Mitch Pullen, Robert Fluegge, Charles Linebaugh, Steven Daniel Pullen, Jarrod Pullen, Corey Medlock and Mark Hart.
Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery near Charleston.