Martha J. Worick

Martha Jean Shelton Worick

Of Danville, IN, passed away on Sunday Nov. 3, 2013, at the age of 95, at the Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center in Danville, IN, where she had been convalescing from surgery necessitated by a fall. Jean, as she was called by her friends and family, was born to Marvin Caldwell and Rose Pointer on Dec. 27, 1917. Jean attended Central Normal College and Ball State Teachers College and later taught school in Hendricks County, was a buyer for the Wm. H. Block Company and sold school books. In her spare time, with her son, John, she owned several night clubs. Jean was a very talented and artistic person, quite the gifted gardener, and any home in which she lived exhibited her talents. Jean enjoyed traveling to Florida with her son and spending winters in Suwannee, Florida, enjoying her many friends both in Indiana and Florida. Jean is survived by a daughter, Sally, and was preceded in death by her son, John C. Shelton, on Oct. 1, 2012. There will be no formal funeral service but, at a later date, Jean's friends will gather for a celebration of her life. She will be deeply missed by her many friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Sycamore Center in Danville, IN; the Hendricks County Senior Services in Danville, IN; and the Hendricks County Community Foundation. Arrangements were entrusted to Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg. Online guestbook at:

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Matthews Mortuary
690 E 56th Street Brownsburg, IN 46112-7775
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 12, 2013