Martha Lee Navel, 79, of Linton, passed away at 9:09 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
Born Aug. 29, 1925 in Clay County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Moss) Wenning.
She and her husband, Otis Navel, owned several rental properties in Linton. She was a 1946 graduate of Central Beauty Academy in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Linton First Christian Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Delta Theta Tau, both of Linton and was past president of Linton Band Boosters.
Survivors include: three daughters, Jeanne Navel of Indianapolis, Patty Wiseman of Indianapolis, and Susan Morecraft of Linton; a sister Janice Boyd of Florida; five grandchildren, Joe Barrix, Jr., Troy Barrix, Nick Colbert, Christina (Griffith) Horton, and Brittany Wiseman; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Otis Navel, who passed away Aug. 23, 1986, a son Randy Navel, and a sister Jeanne Allison.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with Mike Chapman officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Ashboro Cemetery, north of Clay City.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, and after 9 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.