Martha Northington

Sunday, September 25, 2016

SIKESTON -- Martha Faye Northington, 71, died Sept. 23, 2016, at her home in Sikeston.

She was born Nov. 2, 1944, in Perkins, to the late John and Vernan Beatrice Miller Mouser.

On Aug. 27, 1959, in Jackson, she married Paul Northington, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Shelly Northington Jr. of Highridge, John and April Northington of Manchester and Eric Northingon of Scott City; three daughters and three sons-in-law, Chris and Ron Childers of Sikeston, Jeannie and Mark Schmittgens of Imperial and Betsy and Justin Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Glen William Mouser of Sikeston and Harold Lloyd Mouser of Cottage Grove, Wis.; two sisters, Janice Marie Floyd of Crossett, Ark., and Helen Schmitt of McAllen, Texas; and 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Dawn Renee Wilson; and one sister, Margie Ann Crowder.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kelley Grubbs, pastor of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Childers Jr., Daniel Uthoff, Jeremy Crowder, Guy Williams, Terry Staggs and John McCree .

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