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“Judy, Marta, David and April: I am saddened to learn of your mother's death. She was a sweet friend to my mother from the time they were next door...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Dougherty Rodgers - AR

“David, Beth and familyWe are sorry for your loss and are praying for you at this time. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Michael and Gerri Henze - Friend

“Judy, Marta, David & April : your mother was such a wonderful inspiration. She will be missed. I pray you find comfort in knowing that she is fondly...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rita (Roberts) Medlock - AR

“Judy I'm truly sorry to read of your Mother's passing. Will be thinking of you and your family in the days ahead.Jo Ellen ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jo Fleming Butcher - Ripley, MS

“April and Mike, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. While I never knew Mrs. Nowlin, I could see her legacy of love and kindness shown by...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Lee Race - Eads, TN - Friend

“Dear David, Beth and family,So sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mother. Keeping you and all of your family in our prayers.Faithfully,Keith...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Keith and Jane Golchert - MO

“Dear Judy and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was so sweet and aways enjoyed being around her. Prayers being asked for comfort and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Virginia Hampton-Reid - AR

“Judy, Marta, David, and April. Im so very sorry to hear about your mom. I smile when I think of 10th Street when we all were growing up! I'm...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Teresa Thompson Hinson

“Just seen the loss of Martha ,so sorry for the family loss such a sweet lady ,she would see for me yrs ago ,prayers for all Frances Graham ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Frances Graham - Rogers, AR

Martha Halsell Nowlin, 91, of Ellisville, Missouri and formerly of Blytheville, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Martha Lou was born in Steele, Missouri to the late Edward and Lora (Moore) Burke. Martha Lou was a member of First Baptist Church in Blytheville and was very involved in the Blytheville Women's Club, the Gardening Club, and the Women's Missionary Union at church. She was a homemaker who loved to sew and bake. Entertaining friends and family in her home was one of many things she enjoyed doing. Martha Lou was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, H.L. Halsell, and second husband, Jim Nowlin;
Martha Lou leaves four children, Judy Gray and her husband Tony of Chesterfield, Missouri, Marta Fiorello and her husband Joe of Niceville, Florida, David Halsell and his wife Beth of Lake Ozark, Missouri, and April Nowlin Crockett and her husband Mike of Collierville, Tennessee; one sister, Jonell Thomas of Greenville, Michigan; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 16th at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Sullivan officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering at First Baptist Church in Blytheville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.

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