Martha Pardue, 92, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in Hope.
Martha Pardue, 92, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in Hope. Mrs. Pardue was born March 23, 1921, in Cross Roads, to John Washington and Florence E. McCorkle Griffin. She was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Hope and retired from the office of Dr. Jarrell Irby. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Pardue; six brothers and one sister. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Owens of Hope; one granddaughter, Victoria Owens, of Hope; two sisters, Hazel Jordan and Leila Park, both of Hope; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 3, at 10 a.m. in the Herndon Pharr Chapel, with Rev. Keenan Williams officiating, with interment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, under the direction of Herndon Pharr Funeral Home of Hope. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The First United Methodist Church Kitchen Fund, 2300 South Main, Hope, Ar., 71801