Shirley M. Martin
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Shirley Marie Martin, 66, Albany, Missouri formerly of Hamilton, Cameron and Kearney Missouri, passed away on August 25, 2019.
Shirley was born on January 26, 1953 in Kent County, Michigan to
Virgel and Allileah (Dodds) Rupert.
Shirley was a Certified Nurse Aide, an Emergency Med Tech in Caldwell County, a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Hamilton Chapter #275 O.E.S., a volunteer at Job’s Daughters and served on the advisory board for Rainbow Girls, in Liberty, MO. Shirley was also the proud Volunteer Class Reader for Miss Allen's first grade class at Virginia E. George Elementary School in Albany, MO, but most importantly, Shirley was a devoted caregiver and wife to the love of her life Jim, a homemaker for her family, a wonderful Momma to her children and so many of their friends, as well as a fantastic grandma who was never without sweets! Shirley was a wonderful Christian woman who will be greatly missed by her family, friends and her church families at Lake Viking Church, Gallatin, MO and the United Methodist Church, Albany, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James C. Martin; daughter, Tina Marie and great-niece, Robin Boyd.
Survivors: son, Benjamin (Cindy) Martin, grandchildren Dakota (Chanda), Cheyenne, Shaylea and Ariel of Altamont, MO; daughter, Missy Martin, and grandchildren Aryssa, Bryce and Cameron Newby of Albany, MO; and son Dan (Janelle) Martin, grandchildren, Sydney, Alex Dean and Emily of Hamilton, MO; brother, Bill (Kathleen) Rupert, Nacona, TX; sisters, Faye (Bill) Johnson and Rosealee Ward, Coopersville, MI; sister-in-law, Susan (Jack) Glaeser, Dubuque, IA; extra special niece, Debra (Chad Holmes) Schoonover; several nieces and nephews and her favorite "extra" son, Scott Kennedy of Hamilton, MO.
Services: 2:00PM, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Lake Viking Church, Gallatin, MO. Visitation: 1-2:00 PM, prior to the service. Burial: Highland Cemetery, Hamilton, MO. Memorial donations may be made to Poland-Thompson Funeral Home for expenses. Arrangements: Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO. Online condolences: