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Kathleen Marie Martin, 64

Kathleen Marie Martin, 64, of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas.   She was born on March 09, 1953 in Amarillo, Texas to the late Herman and Viola Rickwartz.

She is also preceded in death by her sister-in-law Lora Jean “Lollipop” Roberts.

Kathy is survived by her husband of more than 40 years, Garry Martin, one son Kevin W. Martin and his wife Tracy of Vilonia, 3 grandchildren, Jordan Evans (Jordan), Morgan Smith (Grant), J.C. Brown (Brittney); six great grandchildren, Aiden, Aubree, Addison, Carson, Clayton and Madeline; two brothers, Larry Rickwartz (Yuki), Kenneth Rickwartz (Mary); three sisters, Sandra Black (William), Debbie Hollinger, and Sherrie Rice, her sister-in-law, Laquita “Toot Toot” Bowen and a host of nieces and nephews.

Kathy was a strong beautiful woman and a very hard worker all her life. She was a great wife and friend.  She was a Christian and a member of Flatwoods Baptist Church.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved her grandkids.

A memorial service in her honor will be held at Flatwoods Baptist Church at a later date.

Cremation Arrangements are under the care and direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400




  • Ken & Mary Rickwartz Posted May 29, 2017 6:50 PM

    Kathy was a precious blessing to us. We will cherish our memories of her always. We love you Kathy forever

  • Mary Pat (Podzemny) Buck Posted May 29, 2017 9:30 PM

    Kathy was my cousin and as children we had so much fun! As adolts we didn’t see each other very often, but she was ver soecial to me. Kathy will be missed but not forgotten.

  • Gene and Pat Posted May 29, 2017 9:45 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you.

  • Renea Black Posted May 30, 2017 12:03 PM

    Loved my Aunt Kathy!! I did not get to see her often but always knew she loved me. She always made those around her feel special… I will miss that sweet smile she always had on her face… Praying for all of you, I love you all!!

  • Sharon Childers Posted May 31, 2017 10:02 PM

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Vivian Jones Posted June 5, 2017 8:06 AM

    Did not know about this but we are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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