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N. Elizabeth Betty Martin

February 9, 1915 — March 8, 2013

Visitation: Wednesday 4 to 8 PM

Services: Thursday 10 AM

N. Elizabeth "Betty" Martin, 98, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Angel River Nursing Home. Betty was born Feb. 9, 1915, in Russellville, Kentucky, to Elzie B. Gregory and Beulah Edna Lee Gregory. In her early life Betty spent many years as a homemaker, was affiliated with the Boonville Main Street Methodist Church, the Paradise Homemaker's Club and the Warrick County Democratic Party. After her husband's death in 1965, her life's path included a variety of work that encompassed being a skilled cook in restaurants, at the Waycross Camp and Conference Center, Morgantown, Indiana (a ministry division of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis), and for 8 years on the river barges owned by Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. and the Hines Furlong Lines. She had past affiliations with the Wheeler Mission Girls Home and Lucille Raines Residence in Indianapolis, Indiana, as a housemother and counselor. In her later years, Betty delighted in making ceramics, nativity candles, crafts, family quilts and many crocheted and knitted items for her family and friends. Preceding her in death were her husband, Judge Warren W. Martin, and children Judge Warren W. Martin, Jr., Dr. Presley Martin, Laura Mitchell, Doris Martin and Phyllis Wilson. Survivors include her sister Judy Baughman, Morgantown, IN, and her children, Walter Martin of Cadiz, KY; Neville Martin of Searcy, AR; Stanley Martin of Elberfeld, IN; Stephen Martin of Newburgh, IN; Sharon Malady of Gig Harbor, WA; Marlene Castro of Hopkinsville, KY and Carole Reed of Loveland, CO. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and multiple great grandchildren and great great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 14 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes~ Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St. Newburgh, Indiana, (812) 853-8314. Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, March 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. and will continue Thursday at 9:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Betty Martin may be made to: Waycross, Inc., 7363 Bear Creek Rd, Morgantown, IN 46160 Sympathy wishes may be made to the family at
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