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DRESDEN – Funeral services for Martha Doris Arthurs, age 77, of Dresden are Friday, October 25, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Beech Springs Baptist Church in Gleason, Tenn. Burial will follow in Beech Springs Cemetery.
She was born March 7, 1942 in Weakley County and died October 22, 2019 at her residence.
Visitation is Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. at Beech Springs Baptist Church and Friday noon to time of service.
Mrs. Arthurs is survived by her husband, James Arthurs of Dresden. She is also survived by three children, Mack (Lisa Highfil) Doster of Gleason, Tammy (Larry) Morgan of Sharon, Tenn., and Janet (Shey) Esch of Gleason. Mrs. Arthurs leaves behind six siblings, Lois Freeman of Martin, Tenn., Debbie Winstead of Dresden, Leon Sawyers of Martin, Tenn., Earnie Sawyers of Dresden, Larry Joe Sawyers of McKenzie, and Mike Sawyers of Dresden. She also leaves behind eleven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Martha was preceded in death by a husband, Alton Doster, son, Thomas Wayne Doster, parents, Gordon and Bertha Sawyers, and a brother, Jimmy Wayne Sawyers. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason had charge of arrangements.