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Martha E. Cheatle, 86, of 235 Muenster Rd., St. Marys, died on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a brief illness.
She was born on Feb. 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Horace and Martha McGill Horning.
On Aug. 31, 1947 in Emporium Methodist Church, she married Charles L. Cheatle, who preceded her in death in 2004.
Martha was a member of the Presbyterian Church and worked briefly at Sylvania until she became a homemaker.Â She loved crocheting, playing cards and cooking.Â She was the last member of her immediate family.
She is survived by six sons, Robert (Dorothy) Cheatle of Wilcox, Charlie (Michelle) Cheatle of St. Marys, William (Linda) Cheatle of Kersey, Steven (Lynette) Cheatle of Janesville, Wis., Jack Cheatle of Byrnedale, and Gordon (Christine) Cheatle of St. Marys; two daughters, Martha (Brian) Poague of Johnsonburg and Lauretta Zimmerman of Wilcox; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Cheatle, who died in 1999; a daughter, Kathleen, in infancy; two brothers, Charles and George Horning; and by three sisters, Viola Merchant, Vida Gusberti and Lauretta Gale.
A Funeral Service for Martha E. Cheatle will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Lynch-Green Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Weist, officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite local charity.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com.