Charlotte Martin

Christine Yearwood

Charlotte “Kay” Martin, 76, Manchester, formally of Belle, died Dec. 20, 2017, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Town and Country.

She was born Oct. 21, 1941, to Bernard and Ruby Vandegriffe, in Owensville.

She was first united in marriage to Philip Farris and to this union four children were born. She was later united in marriage to James Martin in 1976.

Kay was a Girl Scouts troop leader and a Boy Scouts den mother. She was employed with Schnuck’s grocery stores for 34 years starting as a part-time cashier and retiring as a service center manager.

She was preceded in death by siblings, Bill Vandegriffe, Jay Vandegriffe and Dortha Jones.

She is survived by husband, James; children, Debbie Van Sickle, Tammie Fobert, Philip Farris Jr. and Jeffrey Farris; siblings, Mac Vandegriffe, Don Vandegriffe and Paul Vandegriffe; and step-daughter, Lynda Rix

Visitation will be held Saturday, Dec. 23, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. Funeral services will follow. Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery near Belle.

Memorial contributions suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle.