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Martha Crothers

Martha Crothers, 87 years of Peebles, passed away at Eagle Creek Nursing Home in West Union on Friday July 15, 2016.

She was born in Adams County on Nov. 8, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles W. and Gracie Mae (Gustin) Savage. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her late spouse Henry J. Crothers whom she married on Sept. 13, 1949 and passed away on Oct. 18, 2010; one son Bill Crothers; one brother Ira Savage; and four sisters. Olive Satterfield, Bernice Myers, Mary Ellen Whaley and Louvina Savage.

Martha was a member of Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one son Steve (Ladonna) Crothers of Wichita, Kansas; one daughter-in-law Carma (John) Cluxton of Peebles; four brothers, William Lee (Nancy) Savage of Jamestown, Charles W. (Carol) Savage II of Xenia, Jerry W. (Bobbie) Savage of Greenfield and John (Jeannie) Savage also of Greenfield; two sisters, Betty (Robert) Outram of Peebles and Rachel (Tom) Hite of Wilmington; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday July 19, 2016 at the Wallace Thompson Funeral Home with a burial to follow at the Evergreen Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 6- 8 p.m. on Monday July 18.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church.

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