Marthabel F. Green
Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street
Barry, IL

Marthabel F. Green, 98, of Liberty Village, Pittsfield, IL, formerly of Barry, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Liberty Village in Pittsfield, IL.

She was born May 13, 1923, near Baylis, IL, to George & Anna (Martin) Stauffer. They preceded her in death.

She married Lawrence E. "Bud" Green on August 30, 1943, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He preceded her in death on November 20, 1990.

She is survived by 4 children, Mrs. Robert (Pam) Nation of Pittsfield, IL, Mrs. Ron (Peggy) Grimsley of Payson, IL., Carol Erke of Tremont, IL, and David Green, wife Sally, of Mineral City, Ohio, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by 1 sister Eileen Reinhardt.

Marthabel enjoyed bridge club. She was a member of the Barry United Methodist Church and had been very active in the Barry United Methodist Women. She was a Girl Scout Leader, Association II Chairman of Girl Scouting in Pike County, and activity coordinator & link between local leaders and the Two Rivers Council. Marthabel was a member of the Rebecca's, lifetime membership in the Am Quilter's Society, member of PTA & the Band Boosters, a room Mother, a member of the Pike County Home Extension for many years and she served on the election board for years.

Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.

Memorials are suggested to the Barry United Methodist church.

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Published by Herald-Whig on Jan. 11, 2022.
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