Born Feb. 1, 1948, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of Lucille Edmonston York of Campbell and the late Bill York she graduated from Campbell High School. She was of the Southern Baptist faith and an employee of Piggott Community Hospital.
On August 7, 1980, she married Larry Martin who survives.
Survivors also include three sons, Bryan Samples and wife, Shelly, Sean Martin and wife, Amy, and Mark Samples, all of Piggott; three brothers, Larry York of Bernie, Mo., Wayne York and Arthur York, both of Campbell, Mo.; three sisters, Karen Ligons, of Campbell, Phyllis Cannon, of Senath, Mo. and Roma Barnes, of Little Rock, Ark., and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Keith Samples and a brother, Donald York.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at the Irby Funeral Home in Piggott.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Shelly Elkins officiating.
Burial will follow in the Piggott Cemetery.