Martha Jane Webb

Martha Jane Webb (Barlow)

June 21, 1940 – July 20, 2017

Martha Jane Webb, 77, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 with family and friends by her side. Martha was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chandler AZ.

Martha (Barlow) was born June 21, 1940 in Fort Smith, Arkansas and grew up in the Ft Smith area. She graduated from Ft Smith Senior High in 1958. She married her former husband, Kenneth Dean Webb, in 1960. Martha and her family settled in Mesa, Arizona in 1979 upon her husband’s retirement from the Air Force. Martha went to work for Bashas’ grocery chain shortly after and worked in the Accounting Department until her retirement in 2009.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents, Leroy Wayne and Lucille Barlow. She is survived by her son, Terry Webb, Mesa AZ; daughter, Tammy Nelson, Aurora CO; sister, Dorothy Dean and her husband, Jimmy Swafford, West Memphis AR; sister, Mary Lou and her husband Randall Johnson, Ft Smith AR; grandchildren, Steven and Kristen Rector, Amy Webb, Lauren Nelson, Emily Webb, Zachary Webb and Joseph Webb; Great-Grandchildren, Rian, Neil, Cody, Aiden, Olivia, Kiera and Maisie Jane; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Martha was the loving matriarch of the Webb Family, affectionately known as Granny. She loved nothing more than being with her family and lived for sharing experiences with them. She loved to travel, to cook and was an accomplished seamstress.