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Obituary: Martha B. Anderson, Columbus


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Martha B. Anderson, 90, of Columbus, died at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin.

Martha was a faithful member of Faith Victory Church. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who prayed by name for each and every one of her family daily.

Funeral will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, 3855 25th St., with Pastor Mark Owings officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m.Thursday and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday. Graveside service and burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the A.R. Dyche Memorial Park Cemetery in London, Ky.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Victory Church, 1703 Home Ave., Columbus, IN 47201.

Born Sept. 5, 1923, in Linefork, Ky., Mrs. Anderson was the daughter of Tom Boggs and Amanda Coots Boggs. She married James Melvin Anderson Jan. 9, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Survivors include sons, John (Sheila) Anderson of Richmond, Kentucky, Joseph (Sherry) Anderson of Lancaster, Kentucky, and Mark Anderson of Columbus, Indiana; daughters, Carol (Bob) Bellows of Columbus, Indiana, Maeve Bennett of Columbus, Indiana, Charlotte (Randy) Nance of Franklin, Indiana, and Joyce (Larry) Collins of Columbus, Indiana; 28 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George Boggs of Dayton, Ohio; and sisters, Ella Washin of Dayton, Ohio, and America Little of Sarasota, Florida

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jim Anderson, who died in 2005; a daughter, Joan Dodd, in 2004; brothers, James and Shade Boggs; and sisters, May Polly, Joan Calton, and Mag Mullins

You are invited to view her video tribute after 4 p.m. Friday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.

www.jewellrittman.com

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