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Martha L. Sherfey

Thursday, May 24, 2007

July 17, 1923-May 22, 2007

Martha L. Sherfey, 83, Milligan, died at her residence Tuesday morning.

Born at Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Clarence and Maude Carson Lowe.

She was a homemaker.

She married James Loyd Sherfey on June 17, 1945 at Crawfordsville. He survives. Also surviving are daughters Marcia Cheatham and husband Dale, Waveland, and Diane Hamm, Milligan; sons David Sherfey and wife Laura, Crawfordsville, Jim Sherfey, Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and John Sherfey and wife Becky, Lafayette; six sisters, Margaret Burks, Lafayette, Betty Swank, Terre Haute, Mary Redmon, Jean Smith, Patsy Gleason and Wanda Shelly, all of Crawfordsville; five brothers, Fred, Eddie and Emory Lowe, all of Crawfordsville, Sam Lowe, Hillsboro, and Jim Lowe, Louisiana; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by daughter Beverly Sherfey Cross, sister Lyda Lowe Decker and infant brother Tommy Lowe.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Coffman officiating.

Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Friday at Machledt and Servies Funeral Home, Waveland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Indiana Ronald McDonald House, 1235 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46223.

Online condolences may be sent to machledtservies@sbcglobal.