Martha Anne (Burnett) Shircliffe

Martha Anne Burnett Shircliffe, 79, of Flaherty, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Norton's Hosparus Inpatient Care in Louisville.

She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Beatrice Burnett.

She was a graduate of Nazareth College and University of Louisville with a master's degree and rank 1 in education. She was a retired business and English teacher in the Meade County School System. Following her teaching career, she retired from the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. While a business teacher, she coordinated the Business Education Coop Program, worked with Future Business Leaders of America Club and tutored FBLA parliamentary procedure teams to several top-five national awards. She also actively served as a member of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District Aging Council. She enjoyed traveling, water skiing and family gatherings.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John; her parents; a sister, Marjorie Huffines; and a brother, Dr. James E. Burnett.

Martha Anne is survived by a daughter, Monica (Tim) Pack; a son, Jerry (Tracy) Huffines; a sister, Georgia Hager, all of Flaherty; five grandchildren, Trevor (Noel) Pack, Whitney (Andrew) Metcalfe, John Paul, Hannah and Margaret Huffines; two stepgrandchildren, Lindsey (Max) Dalton and David Cheatham; a great-grandchild, Wade Pack, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty with the Rev. Daniel Lincoln officiating. Burial follows in St. Martin Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and continues at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove where there is a prayer service at 7 p.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Mass of the Air, P.O. Box 1073, Louisville, KY 40201-1073, or Hosparus Advancement Office, 3532 Ephraim Mc Dowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205, or

Funeral Home

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
205 Highland Avenue Vine Grove, KY 40175
Published in The News-Enterprise on May 4, 2014