Glenda Jean, nee McGough, Martin, 81, of Marissa, IL; born on January 24, 1936 in Marissa, IL; passed away on April 26, 2017 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mrs. Martin was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL. Glenda was a very loving mother, grandma and great-grandma.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Carl and Christine, nee Pate, McGough. Her husband – Oscar “Jerry” Martin who passed away on July 10, 1999. One brother – Carl Dean McGough. One sister – Patsy North.
She is survived by her children – Edward (Arlene) Martin of New Athens, IL; Kenneth Martin of Marissa, IL; Sharon (Rusty) Guebert of Coulterville, IL. Her grandchildren – Shawn (Shawna) Martin; Justin Martin; Carl Martin; Eric (Brittany) Geralds; Sarah Thies; Kelly Thies; Kristi Perry; Brandi (Caleb) Merlenbach. Fourteen great-grandchildren. One sister – Sharon (Stanley) Smith of Alameda, CA.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and at the First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00am with Rev. Harkness officiating.
Burial: Interment will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.