Martha  Hand


Martha Jane (Hussey) Hand, 94, passed away at 11 p.m. May 19, 2019, at the Legends Village Assisted Living Community. Martha was born July 24, 1924, in Vincennes, to Lawrence and Edna (Conard) Husey.
Martha was a 1942 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School. She was a former secretary for DeKalb Agriculture Association, Tip Top Creamery and cashier at Washington High school cafeteria. She was a member of the Washington Free Methodist Church, Women's Missionary International and active in the RSVP.
Her husband, Leo Kenneth Hand, whom she married April 1, 1943, preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2000. She loved her family, her church and making teddy bears for RSVP. Surviving are two sons, Philip Hand and Richard Hand and his wife Lawana. Also two grandsons and their wives, Ritchie and Alicia and Jarvis and Casey Hand; two great-grandchildren, Clarke and Lillian; one niece and four nephews. Daughter-in-law Jean Hand; a sister, Dorothy Caughran; two brothers, Joe and Eugene; and her parents preceded her in death.
Friends and relatives may visit with Martha's family from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 2020 State St., Washington, Indiana. Martha's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Free Methodist Church, 1155 Troy Road, Washington, with Pastor Adam Conder officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery. Online memories may be shared with Martha's family and friends at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the Hand family with arrangements.
Published on May 20, 2019
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