Mary Alice Martin Milton was one of twelve children born to the late Irene Polk Martin and Louis H. Martin. She was born on October 31, 1918 and departed this life on June 3, 2009.\n \n She received her early education in Wicomico County, Maryland. She was a graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.\n \n Mary was a loving wife and mother, homemaker and caretaker. She was a wonderful cook. Mary's service to the church involved helping in the kitchen for homecoming and funerals. She was a member of Bellevue's Women's Progressive Club.\n \n Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband a�" Perry E. Milton; one brother a�" Elbert Martin; two sisters a�" Lourene Martin and Justelma Briggs; one daughter a�" Elois I. Milton and one son in-law, Lowell J. Bethel.\n \n Fond and loving memories of Mary are cherished by, three sons, Perry Milton, III (Oakland, CA), Walter Milton (Trappe, MD) and Kevin Milton (Baltimore, MD); two daughters, Valerie Bethel (Austin, TX) and Corinna Murray (Baltimore, MD); a son in-law, Phillip Murray; two daughters in-law, Bennie Mary Milton (Trappe, MD) and Patricia Milton (Oakland, CA); five grandchildren, Jeffrey Milton, Lewellyn Richie, Alex Murray, Christina Murray and Courtney Milton; three great grandchildren, Tia Wheatley, Erika Milton and Zaiya Murray; two granddaughters in-law, Carolyn Milton and Gail Murray; three sisters, Martha Avery, June Russell and Jewel Henry; five brothers, Louis Martin, Walter Martin, Harry Martin, Oswald Martin and Grant Martin; two sisters in-law, Bea and Jean and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n \n Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 12, 2009 11am at St. Luke UM Church Bellevue, MD with a viewing A� hour prior to the services. Interment Veterans Cemetery Hurlock.