Martha  Fowks


Martha was born April 25th, 1936, in Kansas City, to Fred and Adele Harris.
Professionally, she was a court reporter for much of her life. Socially, she was a founding member and the first president of the contemporary art society in Kansas City.
She spent two formative years working in Paris in the mid 1960s. This time defined her chic sense of style which is something she prided herself on for the remainder of her life.
Martha's defining personality trait was selflessness. Her wants and needs fell last in line behind all others and she cared deeply about the happiness of those in her presence.
She is survived by her husband William of 49 years; son Billy and his wife, Sally; grandson, Frankie; and sister, Regina Hartnett; and will be dearly missed.
A future memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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Published on September 8, 2019
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2 posts

Ann Leach
Sep 10, 2019
I will always remember Martha's kindness and her wonderful support and volunteer hours for Spiva Center for the Arts. Peace and comfort to the family as we lovingly release Martha to the next right step of her journey.
Jan (Webb) Brown
Sep 10, 2019
Words will not wipe away your tears and hugs may not ease the pain but hold onto the memories because forever they will remain.