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Evelyn Esther Martin

Evelyn Esther Rowe Martin, 81 years,10 months, 11 days old, passed away on  November 1, 2023 at her home in Park Hills, Missouri.

She was born December 21, 1941 in Canton, Illinois to John William and Eva Dale Forrester.

Esther was raised and graduated from High School in Edina, Missouri.

On November 2, 1962, Esther and Bobby Rowe were united in marriage in Kansas City, MO, and together they were blessed with five children. Bobby preceded in death in 1991.

Esther was a wonderful homemaker and housewife to her family. Later in years she married Dallas Gunter, and later on she married Wayne Martin, who also preceded her.

Esther was a Christian. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed painting, quilting, and watching T.V. Most of all she loved being with her family.

Esther was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Bobby Rowe, Dallas Gunter, and Wayne Martin; and siblings.

She is survived by her children, Bobby Dwayne Rowe, Terri Rowe, John Rowe, Bill Rowe and Charlie Rowe; three grandchildren, Trevor Rowe, Trenton Rowe and Lexie Rowe; siblings; other relatives and friends.

A visitation for Esther will be Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. in the Clinkingbeard Chapel, Ava, MO. Cremation will follow, and she will be buried in the Ava Cemetery at a later date.