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Martha L. Martin


Martha L Martin, age 78 of Ashville, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Pickaway Manor in Circleville.

She was born in Ashville to the late Walden and Dorothy (Smith) Sherman on Dec. 13, 1938.

She was a graduate of Walnut High School and worked at Columbus Mutual Life for over 20 years, and alongside her husband, Harry, with their bus touring company.

Martha was a member Hedges Chapel CCCU and an auxiliary member of the South Bloomfield VFW.

She was preceded in death by husband, Harry Martin; brothers, Lee, Charles, Roy, Delbert, Gene and William Bill Sherman; and sisters, Barbara Neff, Beulah Jones, Lillian Sherman and Maxine Althaus.

Martha is survived by her sisters, Sylvia Crookham of Ashville, Beverly (Roger) Caplinger of Delaware and Millie (Charles) Kern of Amanda; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St., Ashville. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the funeral home with Pastor Jeremy Herd officiating. Interment will follow in Reber Hill Cemetery.

For those who wish, contributions may be made to Hedges Chapel CCCU, P.O. Box 539, Ashville, OH 43103.

Online condolences may be sent to www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal

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