Martha Ann Ranshaw

REMUS -- Martha Ann Ranshaw, 83, of Remus, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sept. 2, 2018, at home with her family at her side. She was born on May 14, 1935, in Winona, Mississippi, to William and Eva (Putman) Kelly.

Martha graduated in 1954, from Iva High School in Mississippi. On April 5, 1957, Martha married Duane A. Ranshaw in Jacksonville, Mississippi. They made their home in Shaftsburg, where they raised their family. Martha was a school attendant at Perry High School, retiring in 1980. Upon retirement, Duane and Martha moved to Remus.

Martha looked forward to her poker games, trips to the casino and bingo.

Martha is survived by her loving husband, Duane; one son, Larry (Richelle) Ranshaw, of Remus, and their children, Violet (Steve) Kramer, Larry Ranshaw II and Tonya Ranshaw; one daughter, Nancy (Curt) Copelin, of Woodland, and their children, Andrew (Lindzy) Copelin, Jason Copelin and Ashley Copelin. She also is survived by one sister, Frances Sherritt; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces; nephews; extended family; and close friends.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; children, Mark and Margie Ann Ranshaw; and 13 siblings.

Funeral services will be at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the Daggett Funeral Home in Barryton. Interment will be at East Fork Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Condolences may be left online at Memorial contributions in Martha's name can be made to the .

Funeral Home

Daggett Funeral Home, Inc. - Barryton
19238 South 30th Avenue Barryton, MI 49305
(989) 382-5566

Published in Big Rapids Pioneer on Sept. 4, 2018