She was born Thursday, July 13, 1939. She was the daughter of the late J.E. Ross and the late Edwardine (Price) Ross.
She is survived by one son, Tony Henderson, wife Kay of Murray, one daughter, Karen Crittenden, husband Robert Jr. of Nolasulga, Ala., and one daughter-in-law, Beth Ann Coleman Henderson of Benton. She is also survived by three grandsons, Jason Henderson, Kyle Parr and David Parr; five granddaughters, Jessica Henderson, Amanda Gross, Kimberly Locascicco, Ashley Henderson and Rachel Henderson. Ms. Henderson is also survived by five step-grandchildren, Robert, Ashley, Chase, Cory and Jodie, 19 great-grandchildren, three brothers, James Ross of Benton, Junior Ross of Hardin and Jimmy Ross of Calvert City and two sisters, Wanda Butler of Murray and Wilma Willoughby of Benton.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Timothy Eugene Henderson, a sister, Mary Alice York and former husband, Harold E. Henderson.
Graveside funeral services were held Sunday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. in the Unity Cemetery in Hardin. Rev. Richard Burkeen officiated. Interment followed the service.