Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died February 18, 2020 at Highland Home. She was born in Madden, MS on January 12, 1930 to Florabel and Algie Hardage. 

After graduating from Madden High School, Martha attended East Central Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi. She obtained a degree in home economics and went to work as a Home Economics Extension Agent. Once her children were in school, she returned to school, obtaining her certification as a registered dietitian. For nearly 30 years, she was employed at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center where she served as Director of Therapeutic Dietetics. 

Martha was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Survivors include daughter, Beth Magee Smith and her husband, Steve of Jackson and their son, Harrison Magee Smith; son, Wilson K. Magee Jr. and his wife, Hilary of Sherborn, Massachusetts and Gulf Stream, Florida and their children Nick Winship and Liza Winship (Ben Schein); sister, Carolyn Liddell and brother, Pat Hardage.

A service honoring her life was held February 22, at Broadmoor Baptist Church.  Memorials may be made to Broadmoor Baptist Church