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McMaster, Martha E.
Martha E. "Eloise" McMaster, age 80 of Galesburg, Illinois died at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Marigold Health Care Center, Galesburg, Illinois.

She was born on March 17, 1932 in Rural Maquon Twp. in Knox County, Illinois the daughter of Alvin and Bessie Scudder Davis. She was raised and educated in the Maquon area. She married Berwyn McMaster on November 10, 1949 at the Hilltop Church in Bellevue, Illinois. He preceded her in death on March 5, 1991.

Surviving is a daughter, Georgia (Ted) Morse of Yates City, Illinois and one son, Fred (Chris) McMaster of Farmington, Illinois. Four grandchildren: Brett (Amanda) Morse, Jami (Richard) Crawford, Ryan (Heather) McMaster and Lynsey (Ben) Vermillion. Seven great grandchildren, Jace, Landon, Haven, Presley, Beckett, Lyla, and Aniston. Three sisters: Phyllis (Larry) Lark of Rural Yates City, Illinois; Wanda Napier of Galesburg, Illinois; and Cheryl Jean (Richard) Neibert of Tipp City, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and one grandson.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Faith United Presbyterian Church of Yates City, Illinois. Her most cherished things in life were her family and her music.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Yates City Cemetery, Yates City, Illinois. Rev. Chris Deacon officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Elba Salem Fire Protection District. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory, Knoxville, Illinois in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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