Martha Moore


Martha Mae Moore, 95, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital. She was born January 17, 1919 in Owensville, Ind., to Lemuel and Floy (Smith) Waters.
Martha was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School. After moving from Owensville during her high school years, she was a lifelong resident of Mount Vernon. Martha was a member of Mount Vernon General Baptist Church and had lived at Solarbron for nearly 13 years.

Martha Moore

Martha Moore

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years, Raymond Harold ‘Peri’ Moore who died in 1991; sister, Helen Horne; brother, Walter Waters; and a baby sister, Birdie Marie Waters.
Martha is survived by her daughter, Martha Sue Benton of Spencer, Ind.; son, Bruce Moore of Plano, Texas; sister, Mary Sturm of Morganfield, Ky.; grandchildren, Julie Moore Zimmermann, Jane Moore Hyslop, Eric Moore, Alex Moore, Jerry Lee Benton, David Benton, Aaron Benton; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 30, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street, Mount Vernon with Rev. Matt Watson officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery
Visitation was from 4 until 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com.

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