Martha R Colvin

01/01/1934 – 05/27/2019

Obituary for Martha R Colvin

Martha R Colvin, 85, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at Rest Haven Convalescent Home in Sedalia. She was born on January 1, 1934 in Sedalia, the daughter of John Riley and Mabel Elizabeth (Busker) Ransdell, who preceded her in death.

On January 17, 1951 at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO she was united in marriage to Aullnie Colvin who preceded her in death on October 10, 2015.

Martha worked for as a cook at Parkview Elementary School until retirement. Martha enjoyed traveling, eating out, embroidering, and going to the Missouri State Fair. She especially loved going on her annual trips to Branson, MO, with her family.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Eugene and Jo Colvin; daughter, Debbie Karrick; daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Bennie Montgomery; five siblings, Doris Goalder, Sarah Goalder, Riley Ransdell all of Sedalia, MO, Sharon Large, of Clovis, CA, and Nancy Cromley, of Marshall, MO; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Colvin and granddaughter, Muffy Colvin; two sisters, Dorothy Bolten and Drenda Downs; and a brother, J.C. Ransdell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Jack Jones officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

Burial will be at Highland Sacred Gardens, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Colvin, Michael Karrick, Devin Montgomery, Riley Ransdell, Michael Bell, and Phil Cromley.

Honorary bearers will be Martha’s grandchildren and great grandchildren .

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Perks in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Rest In Heaven Martha
– Tanya Meyer
So sorry for your loss.I worked with Martha for many years at Parkview. She was a good lady and loved her family. My prayers are with your family.
– Brenda Cramer
Sorry for you loss. She was a beautiful loving person. We loved her. She will be missed. Love to the family. Katy, David and Jana Lou
– Katy and David
My sister, Sherry, and I had the pleasure of meeting Martha at the nursing home when our mother was there. Such a sweet lady. Rest in peace, Martha. Sincerely, Pam Choate
– Pamela Choate

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