Martha Poyner

Monday, August 2, 2004

MARTHA M. POYNER, 63, of Alpena, died July 26, 2004, at Hilltop Nursing Home in Harrison. She was born Nov. 19, 1940, in Leicester, N.C., the daughter of Roy and Fronia King.

Martha moved from North Carolina to Boone County, Ark. 46 years ago. She was married for 43 years to Orville Poyner, of Alpena, who survives her.

She was a member of Alpena Baptist Church.

She was also survived by one son, Willie Poyner, of Springfield, Mo.; three brothers, Martin King and Marvin King of Harrison, and Morris King of Gilbert; two sisters, Marlene Loftis of Green Forest and Marie Tyson of Alpena.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and three sisters.

Memorial services were to be held Saturday, July 31, at 2 p.m. at Alpena Baptist Church, with Rev. Dean Smith, Rev. Mike Widner and Rev. James Brown officiating.