Martha Chrestman

Saturday, April 26, 2003

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Martha P. Chrestman, 92, of Mounds died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill.

She was born June 11, 1910, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of George and Emma Workman Parker. She married Ernest Chrestman, who died in 1998.

The Chrestmans owned Chrestman Food Center in Cairo. She was a member of Cairo Baptist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Rose Hill of Cairo; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. today at Cairo Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the church, with the Rev. Larry Potts officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill.

Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.