MARTIN, Suzanne S.
Suzanne S. Martin, 68, of Hampstead, NH, died Tuesday May 27, 2014 at her home in Hampstead. She was born in Palo Alto, CA, on September 20, 1945, a daughter of Elouise C. (Skinner) Spradling and the late Warren E. Spradling. She had been a resident of Hampstead for the past 23 years formerly living in Marietta, GA. Suzanne received her undergraduate from Wesleyan College in Macon, GA, and then continued her education and received her Masters and PhD from Georgia State University. She was employed as a teacher for 35 years at Wheeler High School in Marietta, and most recently Pentucket Regional High School in West Newberry, MA. Suzanne was a member of the Hampstead Garden Club and was a certified Advanced Master Gardener. She was a member of the Hampstead Historical Society, as well as a dedicated member of the Hampstead Friday Night Group. Suzanne enjoyed boating and was a member of the Portland Yacht Club. She was also an avid painter. In addition to her mother of Pensacola, FL; she is survived by her husband Robert S. Martin of Hampstead; two daughters, Stacy M. Beckman and her husband Dill of Atlanta, GA, and Saraday M. Yockel and her husband Philip of Raymond, NH; two granddaughters, Madilyn and Abigail; and her brother, Dale Warren Spradling of The Woodlands, TX. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 31st at 2:00pm in the Church of the Transfiguration, 1 Hood Road, Derry, NH, with a reception to follow immediately after. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Master Gardener Program, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, 59 College Rd., Durham, NH 03824. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,