Martha Vanderford, 88

Martha Marie Bell Hatcher Vanderford, 88, of Burnsville, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her home.
She was born Dec. 7, 1924, to John and Jenny Hatcher. She was a homemaker and a member of Rowland Mills Baptist Church.
Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Rowland Mills Baptist Church with Bro. Franky Smith and Bro. Edward Stacy officiating. Burial was at Rowland Mills Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville was in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors are two sons, Jimmy (Ava) Vanderford of Corinth and Johnny (Ollie) Vanderford of Burnsville; seven grandchildren, Marty Vanderford of Red Bay, Ala., Gogie (Bill) Goodson of Baldwyn, Linda (Edward) Roberts of Burnsville, Matilda Belue of New Albany, Carolyn (Jerry) Stricklin of Burnsville, Sandy (Al) Wilkerson of Gilbert, Ariz., and Bruce (Donna) Evans of Booneville; 12 great-grandchildren, Gina (Jeremie) Bray, John Holland, Jonathan (Brittany) Roberts, Kayla Stricklin, Kristen Stricklin, Tererra Vanderford, Dustin Crump, Austin Belue, Heather Hughes, Brandy Evans, Brian Stricklin and Jay Stricklin; and four great-great-grandchildren, Max Parker and Rhett Hatcher Bray, Jason and Samantha Hughes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Vanderford; her parents; three sisters, Beulah Watkins, Verna Stidham and Freda Gray; and two brothers, Morrel and Buck Hatcher.
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