Obituary: Martha Jean Faith

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Martha Jean Faith, 81, of Owensboro, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at her residence.

Mrs. Faith was born in Lewisburg. She was a homemaker and an active member of the Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Elba, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Persie Anderson and Annie Louise Whitesell Sharpe.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gertie Allen Faith; son, Bill (Freda) Faith of Hendersonville; daughters, Kathy (Dave) Eby of Elba and Celia Kay Rafferty of Owensboro; sister, Katherine Patton of Lewisburg; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Feb. 1, at the Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alan Johnson and the Rev. John Lovelace officiating, followed by burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Elba.

Memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 10851 Kentucky 593, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Keith Phelps, 534 Tampa Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303.

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Obituary courtesy of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.