Margaret Venable Martin, 85, of Chester, departed this life on Friday, May 4, 2007. She was the widow of Frank F. Martin. She was preceded in death by her parents, A.K. and Maida F. Venable; sister, Eleanor Long; and two grandchildren, Katie and Stephen. She is survived by daughters Betty Manwiller and Sallie Webb (Ed); sons Fred Martin (Joann) and David Martin (Christy); sisters Grace Litchford and Sarah Jennings; brother George Venable; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other family. Margaret was a friend and “amma” to many. She was a longtime member of Chester Baptist Church. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10). Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Chester Baptist Church. Interment will be private.