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Martha Motes

April 20, 1945 — May 4, 2023

Byron

MOTES, Martha Gail - Age 78, of Byron, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2023.  Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 8, 2023 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St, Linden (A live stream of the service will be available on Martha's obituary page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com).  Pastor Todd Deering officiating.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday from 11:AM until the time of the service.  Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Martha was born April 20, 1945 in Starke, FL, the daughter of Alvin Verdell and Freda Florence (Entrekin) Teague.  She was a 1963 graduate of Cullman High School in Cullman, AL.  She had resided in Byron for the past year coming from Lennon.  She retired from VG's Grocery in Fenton after many years of service.  Martha enjoyed reading, fishing, bird watching, working in the garden, doing puzzles and she was a collector. She also enjoyed cooking for her family, especially her southern dishes.  Spring was her favorite season of the year.

Surviving are: her children, Robin (Troy) Miller of Byron and Derek Motes of Pellston; grandchildren, Tara (Stephanie) Willett-O'Neil of Owosso, Tyler Motes of Grove City, OH, Jacob Miller of San Diego, CA, James Miller of Byron and Lily Miller of Byron; great grandchildren, Raylynn and Izabel; brother, William Teague of Alabama; sisters, Glenda Easterwood and Pat Howard both of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sons, Scott and Stephen Motes.  Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Monday, May 8, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel

209 E Broad St, Linden, MI 48451

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 8, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel

209 E Broad St, Linden, MI 48451

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