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Martha N. McMichael, 89, a life long Rush County resident, passed away June 29, 2016 in Rushville. She was born April 27, 1927 in Rushville to Roy & Helen (Hale) McMichael. Martha was a 1943 graduate of Carthage High School. She married Elmer McMichael, Jr. on August 24, 1949. He preceded her in death on December 20, 2005.
Martha worked at Rush Memorial Hospital in medical records & billing for 19 years. She retired in 1988 but continued there many years as a volunteer.
She is survived by her son, Max & wife Pat McMichael of Rushville, a daughter, Melissa Wall & husband Donald of Arlington, grandchildren, Doug (Karey) Wall, Summer Wall & Shawn McMichael and great grandchildren, Nicole, Rebekah, Caleb & Gracie Wall. Martha was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Hugh Small and sisters, Arletta Earnest & Janie Collins.
Services will be held at 10 AM Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville, with Doug Wall presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 4-8 PM Friday, July 1. Burial will be in the Arlington East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Published on June 30, 2016
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