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Martha M. (Talbert) Wood, age 91, of Morristown

Martha M. (Talbert) Wood, age 91, of Morristown, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Suburban Hospice of Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born in Shelby County on October 14, 1928 to Harold and Lillian (Gunning) Talbert. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1946 and received her associates degree from Indiana Business College in 1948. Martha married Harold Wayne on July 23, 1949 in Morristown.

She worked for Morristown High School as a secretary and many other roles for 27 years before retiring. Martha was a member of the Morristown Order of Eastern Star #316, Red Hat Society, Home Economics Club, and Morristown United Methodist Church. She loved basketball, especially cheering on the Jackets, Hoosiers, and Pacers. She enjoyed watching NASCAR, IndyCar, and going to the horse track and watching races. In her free time, she liked making and selling Barbie clothes.

Martha is survived by her husband, H. Wayne Wood of Morristown; children, Rick Wood and David (Sherrie) Wood both of Morristown; five grandchildren, Sara (Cliff) Potter of Morristown, Miranda Wood of Finly, Alyssa Wood of Morristown, Travis (Katie) Wood of Woodstock, GA, and Samantha Wood of Tampa, FL; two great-grandchildren, Alice and Parker Wood of Woodstock, GA; and a niece Debra Talbert of Gig Harbor, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Lillian Talbert, and a brother, Ted Talbert.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.

Memorial contributions may be made by mail to Morristown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 388, Morristown, IN 46161 or American Heart Association, 300 S. Riverside Plaza Ste 1200, Chicago, IL 60606-6637. Envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.

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