Martha Gene Harrell


Martha Gene Shelton Harrell, 87, of Brownstown, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at Hoosier Christian Village.

Survivors include her son, James (Lisa Ann Stahl) Shelton; brothers, Louis (Wilma Kay) Banks of Millport, Joseph Banks of Columbus, Frederick Paul Banks of Elgin, Illinois, and William David “Bill” Banks of Seymour; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Martha was preceded in death by three husbands, William C. Shelton, the Rev. Elza Michaels and James Harrell; a son, Ronald Shelton; and daughters, Zella Sue Lebline and Martha Ann Shelton.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First Pentecostal Church in Brownstown with the Rev. Ron Cox officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre in Seymour and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to First Pentecostal Church.