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Martha Stobaugh

Friday, July 27, 2012

DEXTER -- Martha Elizabeth Stobaugh, 93, died July 26, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born Jan. 31, 1919, in Center Ridge, Ark., daughter of the late Charles Andrew and Ollie Pearl Williams Ethridge, she moved in 1946 from Arkansas to the Charter Oak community where she and her husband farmed until moving to Dexter in 1985. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

On Jan. 4, 1936, in Center Ridge, she married William Avery Stobaugh, who survives of Dexter.

Other survivors include: four daughters, Rebecca Sue Baldwin of Catron, Glenda Ruth Barber of Dexter, Margaret Ann Weaver of Longview, Texas, and Kathy Rhea Jones of Bloomfield; one sister, Wanda Bryant of Springfield, Ark.; and 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, William Charles Stobaugh, and one brother, William Andrew Ethridge.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m. Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Jim Colvett of Matthews will officiate.

Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Center Ridge.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.