Martha Elizabeth Timms - Lake City

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Martha Elizabeth Timms, 67, of Lake City died Monday, March 27, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She had lived in the Lake City area most of her life and was of the Baptist belief.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Euel Timms; parents, Jess and Lena Clifton; granddaughter, Jessica Staggs; and stepfather, Howard Porter.

Survivors include sons, Curtis Timms of Lake City, Rickey Timms of Jonesboro, and David Timms of Piggott and Dennis Timms of Jonesboro; a daughter, Lisa Staggs of Lake City; brother, Oliver Clifton of Paragould; a sister, Linda Spencer of Orange Park, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Emerson Chapel at Lake City with Doug Welborn and Ron Langston officiating. Burial was in Cain Island Cemetery. Emerson Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.

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