Martha Earnhardt, Dale Senior’s Mother, Passes Away Christmas Day

Martha Earnhardt, matriarch of the famed racing family, has died. She was 91. Kelley Earnhardt Miller and Dale Earnhardt Jr., two of her grandchildren, confirmed her Christmas Day passing in a statement released Sunday morning. Martha Earnhardt was married to Ralph Earnhardt from 1947 until his death in 1973 at age 45.

Author: Mike Jackson