Martha Cleo Prince, 89, passed away at 10:40 a.m. on July 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Martha was born on December 22, 1927 in Monette, AR; daughter of Manuel T. Duncan and Virgie Garrett Lay. She married Morris Prince on March 11, 1944 in Paragould, AR. He preceded her in death on September 4, 2015.
Surviving Martha are her two daughters: Sandy (Larry) Bailey of Lincoln; Phyllis (Reynold) Goff of Chestnut; one grandson: Scott Luckhart of Riverton; three granddaughters: Pamela (John) Mays of Wentzville, MO; Laura (Keith) Brewer of Wentzville, MO; and Stephany (Chad) Kutz of Lincoln; one step granddaughter: Amy (Shawn) Lawrence of Beason; great grandchildren: Brady, Garrett, and Wyatt Luckhart of Mt. Pulaski; Delaney Mays of Wentzville, MO and two great step grandchildren: Jacob and Jayden Lawrence of Beason. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother: James Duncan.
Martha was a member of Lincoln Southern Baptist Church. She retired from Lincoln Developmental Center on March 28, 1990 where she worked as a Dietary Supervisor. She enjoyed fishing, puzzles, and her family.
Services for Martha will be 12:00 Noon Wednesday July 12, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. James Williford officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service (11:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon). Burial at Zion Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in Martha’s name to Lincoln Southern Baptist Church.