Memorials and Funeral Notices
  Memorial Archives 2006
  Aug. 31, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006

  Sweet Home Funeral Chapel
  (formerly Workman & Steckly)
  1443 Long Street
  Sweet Home, Oregon 97386
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 August 21,1905 - December 19, 2006

Martha Westbrook, 101, of Sweet Home died Tuesday in her home.

Martha Matilda (Archerd) Westbrook was born August 21, 1905 in Kimball, South Dakota to Robert Wayne and Flora Etta (Hovey) Archerd. She was the third child of nine.

She moved to Alsea, Oregon at the age of eleven, Falls City in 1945, and to Sweet Home in 1970. She also lived in several other small towns. Martha met Walter Westbrook at a dance, and they married April 5, 1925 in Falls City. They had eleven children, of which three died at birth. Martha also had three step children.

Martha was a member of Hwy. 20 Church of Christ in Sweet Home and was always there unless she was out of town or too ill to attend. She attended her last service there on Dec. 17, 2006.


She is survived by brother, Wayne Archerd of North Bend; daughters, Ina Dunaway of Sweet Home, Wilma Denue and husband, Junior, of Blodgett, Marie Lamb of Fairbanks, Alaska; sons, Harold Westbrook of Sweet Home, and Floyd and Wayne Westbrook of Blodgett; 52 grandchildren; 131 great grandchildren, 122 great great grandchildren and 3 great great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Walter; daughters, Verla Johnson, Annetta Burser, Virginia Montegomery-Cooper; sons, Robert and baby boy Westbrook; and step sons, Walter and Aazel Cate.

Viewing will be Tuesday, December 26, from 4:00-7:00 pm at Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel. Services will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday December 27, at Hwy. 20 Church of Christ, 3025 Hwy. 20. Burial will follow at Gilliland Cemetery. Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.

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