Martha M. (Garman) Price

July 25, 1927 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 93)


Martha M. Price, 93, of Huntertown, passed away on July 14, 2021, at Park Place Senior Living. 

She was born in Fort Wayne, on July 25, 1927, to the late Homer and Hazel (Gerig) Garman.  She spent her formative years in Avilla, graduating from Avilla High School in 1945.

Martha was married to R. Douglas Price in Avilla, on October 11, 1947.  The couple then moved to the Price Family Dairy. Later they moved to their home outside of Huntertown. Douglas preceded her in death on September 22, 2009.

She worked as a bookkeeper and milk delivery driver for Price's Dairy. She worked 30 years for Northwest Allen County Schools as a bus driver.

Martha was a member of the Lifehouse Church in Huntertown. She enjoyed cross-stitching, bird watching, wildlife, flowers, reading, and spending time with her family.

Martha is survived by her seven children, Sarah (Kenny) Ehinger, Rachel (David) Lash, John (Debra) Price, Matthew (Barbara) Price, Elizabeth (Greg) Davis, Mitchell Price, and Barbara (Brad) Lomont; her brother, Kent Garman; six sisters, Ann Hosted, Jane Hampshire, Dorothy (Ronald) Patton, Rebecca (Carl) Flint, and Christina Slusher; 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sally Tremaine.

Services will take place at Lifehouse Huntertown Campus (Old 3), on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.
The family will also receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Huntertown Chapel, on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Huntertown Cemetery, Cedar Canyon Road.

Memorials to Lifehouse Church, Heartland Hospice, or the Avilla America Legion Post #240.

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Public Viewing
July 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Huntertown
16830 Lima Road
Huntertown, IN 46748

Public Viewing
July 18, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Lifehouse Huntertown Campus
16021 Lima Road
Huntertown, IN 46748

Funeral Service
July 18, 2021

11:30 AM
Lifehouse Huntertown Campus
16021 Lima Road
Huntertown, IN 46748

Interment following funeral service
July 18, 2021

Huntertown Cemetery
Cedar Canyon
Huntertown, IN 46748


Lifehouse Church
P.O. Box 426, Huntertown IN 46748
Tel: 1-260-637-3798

Heartland Hospice
1315 Directors Row, #210, Fort Wayne IN 46808
Tel: 1-260-484-6810

Avilla American Legion Post #240
205 Ley St, Avilla IN 46710
Tel: 1-260-897-2225

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