Martha Elizabeth Bingham, 87, a resident of Forest Home died Friday, Nov. 11 at her residence. The funeral service was held Sunday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home with Reverend George McClure officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 2-3 p.m. A memorial service was also held Monday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home in Butler. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m.
She was the only child of the late Arrel Lee Moore and Rosie Lee Moore. Elizabeth was the wife of Thomas A. Bingham, Sr., a retired minister of the United Methodist Church, mother of five loving children, grandmother of nine, and great grandmother of fourteen.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, and her first grandchild, Christina Elizabeth James.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years; her daughters; Connie Bingham James (widow) of Butler, Jean B. Lindsey (widow), previously of Montgomery (who came to live with Mother and Daddy full time last year) and Linda Bingham Mulligan and her husband John L. Mulligan, Jr. of Prattville; her sons; Thomas A. Bingham, Jr. and his wife Rose M. Runnells Bingham of Buckatunna, Miss. and Dennis Lee Bingham and his wife Maudie James Bingham, of Millry
She is also survived by her grandchildren; Mitchell Wayne James, Crystal LeeDell James, Heather Bingham Evans (Jamie), Deidre Renee Bingham, Cortney Bingham Stock (Nathan), Lonnie Lee Bingham (Courtni) Brady Matthew Lindsey (Natasha), Sean Michael Mulligan (Katy) and Patrick Cameron Mulligan; her great grandchildren; Zackery Kade Feather, Makaila Elizabeth Portis, Ryan Austin Zettlemoyer, Bailee Dailyn James, Jordan Kyle James, Olivia Regan Evans, Cole Avery Bingham, Aileen Katherine Mulligan, Cooper Andrews Bingham, Case Adrian Bingham, Zander Grant Evans, Abigail Grace Mulligan, Addison Faith Stock and Oliver David Lindsey.
She held several jobs during her long life, but her true life was to love and support her husband and take care of her five children. She will be truly missed.
Her grandsons and great grandsons will serve as her pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may also be given to Forest Home Methodist Church or the Methodist Children’s Home.
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