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Friday, February 18, 2005

Martha Lee Navel, 79, of Linton, Ind., died at 9:09 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Moss) Wenning.

She and her husband, Otis Navel, owned several rental properties in Linton. She was a 1946 graduate of Central Beauty Academy in Indianapolis.

Memberships included Linton First Christian Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Delta Theta Tau, both of Linton. She was also past president of Linton Band Boosters.

Survivors include three daughters, Jeanne Navel of Indianapolis, Patty Wiseman of Indianapolis and Susan Morecraft of Linton; a sister, Janice Boyd of Florida; five grandchidlren, Joe Barrix Jr., Troy Barris, Nick Colbert, Christina (Griffith) Horton and Brittany Wiseman; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 23, 1986; a son, Randy Navel; a sister, Jeanne Allison; and her parents.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Linton Chapel, with Mike Chapman officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Ashboro Cemtery, north of Clay City.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.