Martha Colleen


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Martha Colleen Eggleston

Jul 06 1930 - Oct 24 2009

Martha Colleen Eggleston, of Frisco, Texas, passed away after a long illness on October 24, 2009 at 2:30 a.m. She was born July 6, 1930 in McKinney, Texas. She graduated from Carrollton High School in 1947. Martha began a 30 year career at Frito-Lay, Inc. National Headquarters, Dallas, Texas in 1961, as an IBM machine operator. She retired from Frito-Lay in 1990 as a business forms design analyst. She is survived by her husband, Ernie Eggleston of Frisco; son, Ben Willis of Richland Hills; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Riddle of Arlington and Gracie Malone of Grapevine; brothers, Charles Allen of Cedar Hill, Harold Allen of Florida, and George Allen of Athens, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Prentis Allen and Velma Elizabeth Farley Allen. Martha was a caring and outgoing person who leaves behind many friends and loved ones. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Frisco, Texas with Pastor Elwood Larson and Dr. Chuck Martin officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Frisco Family Services in Frisco, Texas, 972-335-9495.
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