Peggy Jean Martin

Peggy Jean Martin

Graveside Services for Peggy Jean Martin, 89, of Saginaw, will be held at 11am on Friday, November 4, 2016 at East Mound Cemetery with Pastor Mike Watson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Matador. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home.

Mrs. Martin passed from this life on October 27, 2016 in Saginaw. Peggy was born on July 28, 1927 in Whiteflat, to Preston “Peg” and Mintie Beatrice “Bea” (Jameson) Spray. She married Curtis Ewell Martin on August 18, 1945 in Matador. They had five boys, Ewell Gene, Howard, Kenneth, Preston and Virgil.

Peggy helped on the farm and then worked for Light House Electric in Floydada for a number of years before retirement. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

She is survived by four of her sons; Howard Martin of Childress, Kenneth Martin and wife Marlene of Belt, Montana, Preston Martin of Saginaw, and Virgil Martin and wife Renee of Lipan; her sister, June Wason of Plainview; nine grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Peg and Bea Spray, her husband; Curtis Ewell Martin, her son; Ewell Gene Martin, her sister; Barbara Hale and a grandson, John David Martin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s foundation.

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