of Batesville, AR
October 30, 1948 - August 18, 2023
Martha Carol Elms Blanton of Charlotte, Arkansas, born October 30th, 1948 in Locust Grove AR, passed away August 18th, 2023 in Batesville AR, at the age of 74 and of Church of Christ faith.Martha had a lifelong love for music and song and also enjoyed dancing as much as she could with the love of her life, Austin. Hunting season would be a time Martha and Austin shared together in the deep woods.She is survived by her husband, Austin Blanton of Charlotte; one daughter, Clarissa Mourer (Lee) of Batesville; one son, Marty Moreno (Carl Schultz) of Malvern; six grandchildren, Haley Gallant (Hunter), Wilson Mourer (Kassy), Hunter Mourer, Grace Brokaw (Brandon), Molly Mourer and Jenae Blanton; seven great-grandchildren, Heidi, Hattie, Emery, Cohen, Blane, Rosie and Charlotte. Martha also has one surviving sister, Wanda Hankins and two surviving brothers, Evans Elms and William Elms.Martha was preceded in death by her parents, William Dorr Elms and Jewel Irene Cartwright Elms; grandmother, Dora Blevins; one brother, Jimmy Elms and two sisters, Betty Barber and Peggy Holder and step-son, Nathan Blanton.A visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00am Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Roller Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. Graveside services will begin at 10:30am Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Locust Grove Cemetery.Memorials may be made in her honor to the Children's Advocacy Center, 510 E Boswell St, Batesville, AR 72501 or at http://cacindependence.org/.
Crissy, I am so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.
Marty and family,I am saddened to hear about the passing of your mom and loved one. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. shelley
Austin, Marty and Chrissy, we are so sorry about Martha! Prayers for your family! ðŸ™ðŸ™
So sorry for your loss. Her family lived near my family when we were all growing up. She will be missed.
I'm very sorry for your loss and prayers for comfort and peace in this time
We were always very close no matter where in the world i happened to be, Love you sis and you will be greatly missed!
Praying for family an friends
Austin and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. I pray for your peace and comfort during this most difficult time.
I am so sorry to hear of Marthaâ€™s passing. I will always remember my visits with her and my grandpa Jim very fondly. She was one of the most fun people to be around and she will be missed.
Marty and family,May your family find peace at this difficult time. Your and your family are in my prayers. God bless you all.
Marty and Chrissy so sorry for the loss of y'all mother.Prayers for the family and friends..
Crissey and Marty, I am very sorry to see this obituary. May God bless you with peace my sweet young friends. ðŸ’•Love, Glenda