Age 76, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Roseburg OR. She was born November 13, 1936, to William Bowman and Erma (Goodwin) Bowman in Glenoma, WA. She grew up in Bandon, OR, graduating from Bandon High School in 1954. Martha married William H Britton on June 29, 1957. They made their home in Myrtle Point, and then moved to Roseburg, OR, in the early 1960’s. In August of 1967 they purchased their first home in Green, where they raised their children. Every spring was the time to plant flowers in the yard she loved, always searching for that special addition. Martha truly enjoyed her more than 50 years as a member of Beta Sigma Phi. She formed lasting friendships and “family” connections with her “sisters”. Martha loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. You could always find her in the stands at sporting and horse events, cheering on her grandchildren. She had a passion for taking photos and people could always count on her having a pictoral record of any and all events. Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 54 years, Bill; son, Kevin; and son-in-law, Bruce Agee. She is survived by her daughters: Rhonda (Ted) Fischer; Tina Agee; her grandchildren: Derek (Nicole) Britton; Chad (Kelly) Agee; Davin (Tosha) Agee; Stephanie (Joe Keck) Barklow; Heather (Brandon Johns) Barklow; Lora (Adam) Jones; Courtney (Ryan) McKillip; April Fischer; and nine great-grandchildren; her brother, Bob (Dawn) Bowman; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Amedisys Hospice and Carol and her staff at Home Helpers for the care they gave to Martha in her last days. You will always be in our hearts! Services will be held Monday, April 15 at 1p.m. at Redeemers on Harvard Avenue in Roseburg.
Martha Ann (Bowman) Britton
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