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Obituary for Martha Mae Spearman
God blessed the earth on November 30, 1935 with the birth of Martha Mae Madlock Spearman. She was born in Sardi, Mississippi and raised in Batesville, Mississippi to her God-fearing hard-working parents Jessie B and Hattie Mary Madlock.
Martha attended Patton Lane High School where she completed her secondary education. Martha joined in holy matrimony to Charles L. Spearman and the two raised 10 beautiful children. Martha enjoyed a successful career in retail. She retired from Burlington Coat Factory in 1996.
Martha dedicated her life to serving Christ at an early age. She was a faithful member of New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church, where she served a s a choir member and usher. Martha had a unique way of making all whom she encountered feel loved and cared for, unconditionally.
Martha departed this life on November 19, 2017, surrounded in the presence of her loving and devoted children.
There’s still time to send flowers to the gathering of family and friends at the New Horizon M.B. Church at 5:00 PM on November 24, 2017.