The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

June 25, 2011

Martha Jane Webb

The Joplin Globe


Martha Jane Webb, 76, Nevada, Mo., formerly of Carthage, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011, in the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo., from injuries sustained in the May 22, Joplin tornado.

Martha Jane Strong was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Williamsville, Mo., the daughter of Elbert Strong and Mary E. (Markham) Strong.

She married William B. Webb Jr. in April of 1970, in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1986.

Martha was a high school graduate and a member of the First United Methodist Church, Carthage.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, in Park Cemetery, Carthage. Rev. James Lee, First United Methodist Church, Carthage, will officiate.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

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