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Mary Helen Martin

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Mary Helen Martin, 99, of Brazil, formerly of Parke County, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil.

She was born June 21, 1912 in Bridgeton, the daughter of C.L. Reeves and Maud Mitchell Reeves.

She married Raymond "Bud" Martin in 1959, and he passed away in 1995.

Mrs. Martin was a graduate of Bridgeton High School and a homemaker. She was a member of Beech Grove Methodist Church, Church Ladies Aid, Precinct Committee Chairwoman and the Parke County Republican Party.

Survivors include daughter Marilyn Smith of Hereford, Texas, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husbands Cleo Ames and Raymond "Bud" Martin, three brothers, two sisters and a son, Edward "Buddy" Ames.

Service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at Barnes and Rice Funeral Home, Rockville, with the Rev. J. Daeschner officiating. Calling will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville.