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Martha Mae Gartman, age 98

Martha Mae Gartman “Ninny”, 98, of Little Rock passed peacefully at home on Thursday, February 10, 2022.

Born July 25, 1923, the only child of Albert and Nodie Jones.  She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Cletus Oliver Gartman; her granddaughter Carrie Golden; and great-grandson Oliver.

Ninny leaves to cherish her memory her children Cletus (Pam) Gartman, Carolyn Ann Golden, and Deborah Mae Johnson; grandchildren Rusty (Dana) Johnson, Tim (Annette) Gartman, Kelley Golden, Kacie (Jonathan) Glenn, Brandy (Jarrod) Bowen, and Brett Johnson; great-grandchildren Gavin, Ruston, Taylor, Connor, Hagen, Alli, Asher, Paige, and Presley.

Ninny was the matriarch of the family.  She loved gardening, crocheting, cooking and most of all, spending time with her family.

Graveside services will be held at Little Rock National Cemetery on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 12:30p.m. with Pastor Jerry Pinkerton officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Charlotte Miller Posted February 14, 2022 1:21 PM

    My condolences to you Brandy in the loss of your grandmother. Prayers for your family.

  • Helen Gilbert Posted February 14, 2022 1:44 PM

    Aunt Martha Gartman was the sweetest aunt I had. So many good memories of our spending time together. She loved everyone. She will be greatly missed.

  • Maggie Posted February 14, 2022 4:18 PM

    May she Rest In Peace

  • Phil and Sandi Harris Posted February 14, 2022 9:30 PM

    Carolyn my heart breaks for you and her family. She was certainly a treasure!! Pay you experience Our Father’s Grace, Comfort and Strength. I love you and you are in my prayers.

  • Rita Darlene (Brothers) Lawhon Posted February 14, 2022 10:47 PM

    May All The Beautiful Memories substain the Hole in Your Heart🙏🏻✝️ Precious Soul whom I Loved Very Much🌹. May Our Father Hold You Tightly in my Thoughts & Prayers😪😪

  • Beverly Calhoun Posted February 16, 2022 6:13 AM

    She was a sweet, good person. Full of love.
    Love you. ❤️

  • Karen Herbert Posted February 16, 2022 7:28 AM

    I am so sorry for the loss of Ninny. My love to you all and you’re all in my prayers.

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