Martha Lucille Hastings of East Lynne, Missouri was born February 22, 1938 in Springfield, Missouri the daughter of Wallace Richard and Mary Margaret (Hopper) Peery. She departed this life on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville, Missouri at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 1 day.
Martha was employed as a CNA for the Visiting Nurses Association, Harrisonville, Missouri until her retirement in 1983. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and going to the boats. Martha and Gayles had moved to Harrisonville in 1967.
Besides her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Gayles; her daughter, Rebecca Hastings and her step-father, Cecil Dyke.
Martha is survived by two sons, Steve Hastings, Harrisonville, Missouri, Willie Hastings (Bo), East Lynne, Missouri; three daughters, Wendy Surber, Osceola, Missouri, Kathy Minshall (Jim), East Lynne, Missouri, Lori Spencer (Mike), Grandview, Missouri; two grandchildren that they raised as their own, Alicia Faulkner (Rick), Vista, Missouri, Ronnie Hastings, Branson, Missouri; seventeen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; her brother, Butch Peery (Jackie), Ozark, Missouri; her nephew, Ricky Peery (Ali), Branson, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.
Cremation. A Memorial Graveside Service to lay G.W., Martha and Becky at their final resting place will be Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Spring Branch Cemetery in Avery, Missouri.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.