Martha J. Baier, age 65, of Northport, died May 16, 2012, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Father Jerry Deasy officiating. Burial will follow at 12 noon at Sunset Memorial Park with Sunset Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nancy Caradonna and Joseph Caradonna.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Baier Jr.; her daughters, Nancy Baier (Shannon) and Ragina Santiago (Johnny); her sons, Frank Baier III (Sharon) and Joey Baier (Darcie); her brothers, Charles Caradonna and Joe Caradonna; and her grandchildren, Alexandra Baier, Tori Wyatt, and Ty Wyatt.
She was born in Florence and attended Coffee High School. She graduated from the University of North Alabama, earning a teaching degree, and taught at Cullman High School and Sacred Heart Elementary School for many years. She moved to Houston, Texas in 1976, where she worked in the Chamber of Commerce, and then moved to Northport in 1983 where she became a homemaker. In 2005 she went to work at Partlow Developmental Center.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Williamson, Jamie Williamson, Kevin Lake, David Foster, Ty Wyatt, and Steve Griffin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Holy Spirit Catholic Church Building Fund.