Martha L. Gauntt

Martha L. Gauntt, 95, formerly of Marion, died Thursday, Feb.18, 2010, at 6:30 a.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mrs. Gauntt worked at RCA in Marion and the Wabash County Hospital. She was a charter member and a past worthy matron at the Mt. Etna O.E.S. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and attended the Mt. Etna United Methodist Church for many years.

She was born in Marion on July 16, 1914 to Albert and Elsie Benson Jackson. She married Lavon H. Gauntt on March 1, 1936. Her preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Phyllis (Ned) Minton, of Huntington, and Carolyn Billiter (Thomas) Rigney, of Marion; two sons, William (Laurel) Gauntt, of Mt. Etna, and Phillip (Chris) Gauntt, of LaFontaine; 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion. A funeral service will be Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at 10 a.m. the funeral home, with Rev. Charles Ternett officiating. Burial will be in Grant Memorial Park.

Memorials may be directed to Family Hospice & Palliative Care, 265 W. Water St., Berne, Indiana 46711.