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Martha J. Pence

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013

CLINTON — Martha J. Pence, 84, of Clinton, Ill., passed away at 2:40 a.m. on May 3, 2013 at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, today, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Services will be held at noon today at Calvert’s, J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Martha was born on March 26, 1929 in Kenney, Ill., daughter of Orville Tucker and Edith (Peters) Tucker. She married John W. Pence in 1948. He passed away on May 30, 1974.

Survivors include children Ron (Diana) Tucker, Lincoln, Ill.; Mickey Pence, Clinton; Nancy Pence, Clinton; Dennis Pence, Phoenix, Ariz.; Allen (Barbara) Pence, Wapella, Ill., and Julie Pence, Marion, Ill.; two sisters Betty Crose, Decatur, Ill., and Doris Smith, Mankato, Minn.; 15 grandchildren, 37 great- grandchildren and five great- great- grandchildren.

Her parents, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

Martha was a member of First Christian Church, a member of the Eagles Lodge and enjoyed NASCAR.

Online condolences may be offered at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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