Obituaries

Obituaries

Lestie L. Hammer Martin 1921 - 2006 Stoutland

Stoutland, Mo. - Services for Lestie L. Hammer Martin, 84, Stoutland, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Highpoint Baptist Church in Stoutland. Burial will be in Highpoint Cemetery in Stoutland.Mrs. Martin died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, in Stoutland.She was born July 29, 1921, in Camden County, Mo., the daughter of Jesse and Dettie Elizabeth West Hammer.Mrs. Martin was a homemaker.She married Delmar Martin on April 7, 1945. He died earlier.Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Betts, Stoutland; a son, Gerald Martin, Baldwin, Kan.; a sister, Cleo Rogers, Stoutland; a brother, Donald West, Richland; six stepchildren, Gleason, Don, Maxine, Marcella, Pearl and Thelma, all of the Kansas City area; six grandchildren; many stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many stepgreat-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Thieme-Shadel at Colonial Chapel in Lebanon.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the chapel, 615 West Elm, Lebanon, MO 65536.Online condolences may be sent at www.thieme-shadel.com.