Obituaries

Cynthia D. "Sam" Martin 1949 - 2009

Basehor — Services for Cynthia Martin, 60, Basehor, were Wednesday, July 22, at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Martin died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at the home.
She was born Jan. 11, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Lawrence and Geraldine Smith.
She graduated from Washington High School in May 1967. During her many years of data entry, she was employed at Phillips Petroleum, Hallmark Cards, Montgomery Wards and Harte Hanks. She was passionate about crafts, baking and dogs.
She married Ben Martin in September 1967 and lived in Norfolk, Va., for a year while he was in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include her husband, Ben, of the home; her father, Lawrence, and stepmother, Eula Smith; a brother, Steve (RaeAnne) Smith; and two dear friends, Roberta Laird and Kevin Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made to Safe Harbor and Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS 66112.