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Martha Lewis Balkmon
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1950
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 2010
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA

Daughter of James Lewis Sr. & Florence Moore

Martha Balkmon, 59, of 148 Kern Street, died Thursday, March 4, at Country View Care Facility of natural causes.

She was born March 12, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee, daughter of James Lewis Sr. and Florence Moore. She married Earnest Joseph Balkmon on January 26, 1979 in Waterloo.

Mrs. Balkmon was formerly employed as an assistant at the Cedar Falls Public Library and Krieg School, and worked for the cafeteria at John Deere.

Survived by her husband; two daughters, Shavawn Balkmon and Javonda Balkmon, both of Waterloo; two sons, Marvin D. (Martha) Lewis of Memphis, and Ernest Jr. of Waterloo; two sisters, Mary (Charles "Ezzard") Long of East St. Louis, Illinois, and Florence Ison of Maldin, Missouri; two brothers, Robert Hill and Robert Lewis, both of Waterloo; eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, LeGusta, James, Willie, and Robert II; and three sisters, Mammie Nance, Fannie Nance, and Elizabeth Carmouchie.

Services 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Payne Memorial AME Church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Public visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday at Sanders Funeral Service, and for an hour before services Tuesday at the church.
Garden Of Memories
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Lynn Schneider
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49647103
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