Donna Martin

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Donna Kay Martin, 69, of Bollinger County, Mo., died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Annie, in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 29, 1943, in Bollinger County, to Paul Linus and Gladys Mae Welker Martin.

Donna loved to sing, clean and make people happy.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include five daughters, Carolyn Kay (Benny) Medina of Monte Vista, Colo., Norma Ann (Clyde) Layton of Cape Girardeau, Shirley Jean (Scott) Kruse of Marble Hill, Mo., Priscilla Williams of Merrit Island, Fla., Gladys Massa of Alamosa, Colo.; a son, Gary Edward Thomas (Marla) Rambo of Scopus, Mo.; four brothers, Gary Martin of Barnhart, Mo., Roger Lincoln of Anna, Ill., Paul David Lincoln of Cairo, Ill., Michael Robert Lincoln of Marble Hill; three sisters, Bonnie Hayes of Anna, Dorothy King of St. Claire, Mo., Shirley Eaker of Marble Hill; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Ronnie Lincoln and Larry Martin; and grandchildren Amanda Rambo and Austin Chandler.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Barks Chapel Cemetery in Crump, with the Rev. Bon Reynolds officiating.

Burial will follow at Barks Chapel Cemetery in Crump.

Memorial Contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association, 10820 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63127.

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