Martha R. Webb, daughter of the late William F. Sr. and Frances Fisher Webb, was born in Sikeston on May 12, 1936, and passed away at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon on Dec. 1, 2010, at the age of 74 years, 6 months and 19 days.
She was raised in Dexter before moving to St. Louis. She had lived in St. Louis until her retirement as a Yellow Pages Supervisor with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Upon retiring she moved back to Dexter in 1985. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and a member of the Telephone Pioneers.
Surviving are one nephew, David Webb of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; one niece, Melanie Carr of Brownwood, Missouri; and a host of special friends whom she considered her family. Other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by one brother, William F. "Bill" Webb, Jr.
Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, after 10 a.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at 12 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Michael Woods of Dexter officiating.
Interment will be in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Stoddard County Children's Home, P O Box 164, Dexter, Missouri 63841.