Martha Louise Johnson Singleton


CLINTON — Martha Louise Johnson Singleton, 77, of Clinton, passed away at 10:37 a.m. on December 12, 2019, at Manor Court, Clinton.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Rev. Michael Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be held from 10–11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the First Church of the Nazarene, Clinton, or to the National Heart and Lung Association.

Martha was born on January 11, 1942, in Malden, Mo., the daughter of James Homer and Lemma Albertina (Harris) Johnson.

Survivors include her sons, Bobby Gene Singleton, Jr., Clinton; Marcus Homer (Connie) Singleton, Lane; grandson, Marcus Keith (Paige) Singleton, Malden, Mo.; siblings, Charles (Wanda) Johnson, Malden, Mo.; Marilee (Wayne) Jakobitz, Clinton.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jerry Homer Johnson.

Martha worked at several jobs in Bloomington, Decatur and in Clinton. She retired from Illinois Power in 2000. She had many friends and co-workers there.

A special thanks to all who prayed for Martha and her family and to the nurses and workers at Manor Court of Liberty Village and to the nurses and workers of the OSF Hospice in Bloomington.

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