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Martha Sherwood01/31/2017
Martha Elizabeth was born February 13, 1915, in Harvey, Iowa to Effie Pearl (Haines) and John Wesley Sherwood, third of eight children. She graduated from Knoxville High School, class of 1931.

Martha Elizabeth (Sherwood) Shivvers, age 101 yrs. And 11 mo. of Knoxville, Iowa died Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at the West Ridge Specialty Care in Knoxville.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents; four Brothers J. Wesley, Kermit, Bill Sherwood and Robert; and one sister Mary Mae Jordan.

She is also survived by her sisters Francis Kirkwood and Nora Lee Ingle.

A visitation for Martha will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M., on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the Winfield Funeral Home in Knoxville. Martha’s family will be present from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday.

Funeral services for Martha will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, February 6, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Brent Hanna officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Lincoln Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in Martha’s memory to the First United Methodist Church KNIA Radio Ministry.

Condolences may be sent to The Winfield Funeral Home of Knoxville is assisting Martha's family with arrangements.