Martha Owens Broadway, 87, volunteered at Southport Visitor’s Center

Martha Owens Broadway

ST. JAMES — Martha Owens Broadway, 87, peacefully passed away Monday, May 24, 2021.

Mrs. Broadway was born July 21, 1933, in Asheboro, daughter of the late J.A. Van Owens and Mattie Virginia Craven Owens. She was raised in Asheboro and graduated from Asheboro High School. Martha retired from Wachovia Bank and Trust and had volunteered at the Southport Visitor’s Center. She and her husband Furman were some of the first residents in St. James. They loved the Southport area and enjoyed sitting on the waterfront watching the boats go by.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Furman Broadway.

She is survived by her three sons, Michael, Samuel and Daniel Broadway; two grandsons, five granddaughters and one great-granddaughter; and sister, Mary Magdalene Owens.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 29, at Peacock-Newman & White Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the Broadways would prefer donations be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.

Share online condolences with the family at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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