Martha Kays, age 90 of Louisville, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, with her family by her side. She passed at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville. Martha was born in New Castle on June 19, 1922. She was married to her late husband, Davis Kays for 58 years. She was the daughter of the late Herb and Ollie (Sharp) Jones.
She is survived by five children: Jimmy Kays (Sharon), Marlyn Korfhage (Glenn), Ann Kays (Chuck), all of Louisville; Jackie (Bill) Wheeler, Brandenburg; Ronnie Kays (Bonnie) , South Carolina; two sisters: Peggy Marsee, La Grange; Marty Phillips, New Castle; one brother, Bobby Jones, Louisville; 10 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 3 step-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters: Nancy Jones, Helen Woosley and Betty Peyton, and one brother, Herb Jones Jr.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. The Rev. Earl Wayne Perry will officiate. Interment will be in New Castle Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be David Kays, Jeremy Kays, Ryan Holloway, Shane Kays, Troy Holloway, Daniel Arterburn and Rolando Haddad.