Obituary: Martha A. Godby


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Martha A. Godby, 80, of Noblesville, died March 15, 2015 at Riverview Health in Noblesville. Born Nov. 21, 1934 in Laketon, she was the daughter of Walter Sr. and Alice (Castator) Hoover.

She attended Marion College and was a member of Lakeview Wesleyan Church of Noblesville. She enjoyed sewing and was an exceptional seamstress, doing alterations as a side business. She was a passionate gardener and especially loved her roses. She was a devoted grandma to her grandkids and active in their activities. Most of all, she loved family time.

Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Dale Godby; daughters, Jorretta Abraham, Lucinda (Dean) Scherer, Brenda (Shane) Garringer and Janell (Robert) Mountcastle; sons, Steven (Marcie) Abraham and Bryan (Glenna) Godby; brother, Walter (Linda) Hoover, Jr.; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Larry Godby; and brother, Donald Hoover.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. March 21 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Rd., Noblesville, with Chaplain Derek Hansen officiating. Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. March 20 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to China Little Flower, P.O. Box 1235, Kearney, NE 68848; or at Online condolences may be made at

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