Martha "Marty" Louise Whipple, 82, of London, died Wednesday morning, June 26, 2013, in the Kobacker House, Columbus.
She was born on April 19, 1931 in Columbus, Ohio, a daughter of William E. and Charlotte (Kraner) Jones.
She graduated from West High School in 1949, enjoyed bowling and playing Euchre. She was an avid OSU Buckeye fan, even winning a March Madness Pool just a few years ago.
Marty is survived by her daughters, Gina (Roger) Wells, Gailyn Whipple and Chandra Kelly, all of London; grandchildren, Breanne (fiance Jeff Ward) Kelly, Brandi Wells, Brady Wells, Broden Kelly, Brett Wells and Brooke Kelly; future great-grandson; several nieces and nephews including, Robin, Heather, Megan, Melanie, Dustin and Luke; her loving dog, Jade.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry C. Whipple Jr.; three brothers, Bill, Bob and Rich; a sister, Char; and son-in-law, Mark R. Kelly.
A celebration of life service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 211 Garfield Ave., London, OH 43140, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Reverend Gordon Johnson will be officiating. Friends are invited to call at the church for one hour prior to the start of the service. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church or the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Services entrusted to the RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 124 E. High St., London.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.rldfuneralhome.com.