She was born July 31, 1933, in Bedford, Ind., as the daughter of Alexander P. and Dorothy M. Henderson Hamilton.
She graduated from Emerson High School.
She married Arnold Martin in Gary, Ind., Sept. 25, 1954.
She had been employed as the secretary/bookkepper for YMCA.
She was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church of Brazil and a member of Order of Eastern Star No. 80.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Arnold Martin who died Dec. 25, 2009.
She is survived by sons Gene Martin and John Martin, Derby, Kan., daughters Pam (Bill) Roytan, Carmel, and Janet (Craig) Chrispell, Plainfield, grandchildren Jackie, Paige and Alexander Martin and Jennifer, Andrew and Sarah Chrispell; brother-in-law Kenneth (Alice) Martin, Iowa, and other extended family.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Moore Funeral Home. The OES memorial service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday.
Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Eastern Time, Wednesday, Aug. 4, at Auburn Cemetery, Marshall, Ill., with Pastor Greg Putmann officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation, 525 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46204-1209.
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