Martha Evelyn Brownson (nee Parker) born Aug. 31, 1926, in Charleston, Ill., the only child of Everett “Skeet” and Jessie Lewis Parker passed away on Dec. 5, 2019, in Atascadero. She was 93 years young when she died in her home with family and friends at her side.  

Martha was a very active person and had many interests. She was especially fond of traveling, golfing, bingo, animals and music. Her friends and relatives remember her as very gracious and being able to find the best in any circumstance. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Martha was preceded in death by both husbands, Nelson Brownson and Benjamin Taylor, and her parents.

She leaves behind two sons, Scott Allison Brownson, daughter-in-law, Jill Brownson, of Buchanan Dam, Texas, and Mark Addison Brownson, of Lake Elsinore, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Additionally, she is survived by her constant companion of six years, Monique Snow, of Atascadero, who helped Martha live out her last wishes to die at home.

Services will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2600 Ramona Rd., Atascadero, on Jan. 18, 2020, at 11 a.m. with graveside services following at Atascadero Pine Mountain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North Woods Humane Society.

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