Martha was the daughter of Henry 'Dick' Stapleton & Dessie Rae Burns. Martha did not know her father as her parents divorced when she was 2 years old. Martha was born in Hollis OK and died on Nov. 22, 2001 in Coleman, Coleman Co., Texas. She is buried in the Coleman City Cem. next to her first husband. Johnny Leon Hobbs, who preceeded her in death 9 months prior.