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Martha W. Francis

March 26, 1923 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 96)


Mrs. Martha W. Francis, Greenwood, passed away on the morning of Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Community Hospital South. She was 96. Martha was born March 26, 1923 in Washington, Indiana a daughter of the late Clyde M. and Ursula D. (Arthur) Wallace.

Martha proudly served her country in the United States Army as a Registered Nurse during World War II. She had worked for 12 years as a Nurse for Indianapolis Public Schools retiring in 1985. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Greenwood.

She is survived by her son David W. Francis; her grandson Kevin (Kasey) Francis as well as a great-granddaughter Charlotte Francis.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in passing by her husband of 39 years Robert W. Francis; a daughter-in-law Bernetta Francis; and her siblings Arthur (Opal) Wallace, William E. Wallace, Joseph H. (Emma) Wallace, Elizabeth (John) Belcher, Watis (Kathy) Wallace and Edythe (Ralph) Bolden.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 1202 South Lynhurst Drive, Indianapolis with Pastor Dave Cook officiating. Entombment will follow at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the mortuary.


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February 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center (South Lynhurst Drive, Indianapolis)

Funeral Service
February 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center (South Lynhurst Drive, Indianapolis)

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