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Ebbing, Doris L. Martin

WGIL Newsroom . Obituaries 209

Doris L. Martin Ebbing, 83, of Osage Beach, Mo., formerly of Galesburg, Ill., died 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at her home. 

She was born March 20, 1930 in Ray, Ill. to Ross and Stella Derry Richey.  She married Paul E. Martin February 2, 1947 in Rushville, Ill.  He preceded her in death December 25, 1970.  She later married Donald E. Ebbing December 31, 1980 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death October 13, 1999.

Surviving are three sons, Paul (and Linda) Martin of Galesburg, Allen “Butch” Martin of Galesburg, and Danny Martin of Osage Beach, Mo., three daughters, Carolyn (and Lonnie) Treadway of Osage Beach, Mo., Jo Anna (and Dave) Dixon of Galesburg, and Monica (and Richard) Gilbert of Elden, Mo., two brothers, Kenny (and Betty) Hunter of Macomb, Ill. and Larry Hunter of Sycamore, Ill., four sisters, Shirley McCombs of Petersburg, Ill., Nelda Schisler of Springfield, Ill., Susan (and Larry) McFarlin of Havana, Ill and Bonnie (and Kermit) Wyman of Galesburg, 38 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her father and step mother, Mary Richey and her mother and step father, Harry Hunter, a son Roger Martin, three brothers and three sisters. 

Doris was a homemaker.  She was a former member of First Church of Nazarene in Galesburg. 

Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel.  Rev. Jon Sibley will officiate.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the chapel.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg.  Memorials may be made to the family of charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.