The Washington Times-Herald

July 3, 2013

Martha Kelsey

Sept. 23, 1918 - July 2, 2013


Washington Times-Herald

ODON — Martha H. Kelsey, 94, died Tuesday at Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 23, 1918, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Isaac Newton and Josephine (Sharpless) Dove. A homemaker, she was a member of Odon Christian Church and Odon V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Martha Mae (Virgil) Roark of Odon; a son, Terry (Grace) Kelsey of Odon; 34 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her husband, Paul Kelsey, died in 1984. Two sons, Stevie Ray Kelsey and Kenny Kelsey; nine sisters; one brother; and one granddaughter are also deceased. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel, with Bro. Richard Crabtree officiating. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery. Visitation is from 4p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.