Karen Lee Rigsby Martin

Staff Written Obituaries

Karen Lee Rigsby Martin, 58 of Madison, died August 16, 2018.  Mrs. Martin was at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Atlanta on September 22, 1959 to James and Margaret Ruth Godby Rigsby.  She was married to the late Mike Martin.  Mrs. Martin held a Master’s Degree in Education and was retired from the Morgan County School System.  She was a member of Centennial Baptist Church.  She enjoyed reading and tending her flower gardens.  She liked to travel and camp for many years.  Karen and her husband Mike loved to square dance together and did so for years.

Karen Martin is survived by her children, Abby Martin Smoak and Chris and Russ Martin.  She also leaves her parents, James and Margaret Rigsby and her grandchildren, Alyssa and Annabelle.  She also leaves two sisters, Lynn Pinson and Judson and Tara Phillips and Jason as well as other extended family.

The family of Mrs. Martin received friends on Saturday, August 18 from 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Centennial Baptist Church.  The funeral service began at 3 p.m.  Interment followed at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Karen Rigsby Martin Memorial Fund, care of Abby Smoak at the Bank of Madison.

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