Martha E. (Bethel) Groves, 95, of Flushing, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Wheeling Hospital. She was born on Nov. 11, 1922, in Flushing, to the late Hobart and Pearl (Pancoast) Bethel.
She was a 1941 graduate of Flushing High School. She was a member of the Flushing Methodist Church, member of the Flushing Garden Club, and was honored for 40 years as a 4-H Advisor. Martha was formally employed by Hillandale Farm Egg Company and did sewing under the name, Martha's Fix and Stitch.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Groves on March 30, 1983; brother, Arthur Bethel.
Martha is survived by her three children, Mary Groves (Lonnie) Betts of Flushing, Jean Groves Rudnick of Flushing, and Donald Groves of Flushing; six grandchildren, Greg Betts, Chad (Traci) Betts, Cory (Becky) Betts, Chris (Ashley) Rudnick, Charles (Cortney) Rudnick, and Cody Groves; four great-grandchildren, Jenna Betts, Jeb Betts, Alyssa Betts, and Sierra Betts; and a brother, Orland Bethel.
Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Pastor Al Hoder officiated with burial in the Rock Hill Cemetery in Flushing.