Martha's Story

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Martha S. Mallett, 75, of Plainville, went to her heavenly home Sunday from Memorial Hospital of Jasper. Martha was born June 4, 1941, in Washington, to Wilbur and Rose (Powell) Norton. She was a 1959 Washington High School graduate. On June 15, 1963, she married the love of her life, Bernard "Bud" Mallett. Martha was a homemaker, and also did some work as a nurse's aide. She was a member of Cornettsville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed completing and keeping scrapbooks of all her grandchildren.
Martha is survived by her husband, Bernard "Bud" Mallett; children Susan R. Myers (Jeff) and David Mallett (Angie); grandchildren Derek Myers, Trent Myers, Taylor Mallett, Brooke Mallett and Brayton Mallett; and siblings Miriam Carroll and Tom Norton (Mary). She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Jack Norton, and two infant brothers.
The funeral service for Martha will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut Street, Washington, IN 47501, with Pastor Gwen Pew officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and prior to the service on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11a.m., all at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cornettsville Church, 3074E 700N, Plainville, IN 47568. Online condolences may be made at www.gillsince1872.com.
Published on January 30, 2017
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