Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 3, 2012 10:52 am EDT


WESTERVILLE — Martha W. Flink, 86, of Westerville, died Saturday morning, March 31, 2012, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.

She was born in Airdale, Texas, Feb. 28, 1926, to the late Joe and Mary (Shannon) Johnston. Martha was raised in the Buckner Orphanage in Mesquite, Texas. She was a resident of the Columbus area since 1968 and lived in Westerville for the last 12 years.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, John, and they were married July 31, 1954, in Carlsbad, N.M.; sons, John Jr. of Columbus and David of Tablitsa, Republic of Georgia.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Joe Johnston Jr., who died in a POW Camp during World War II.

Friends may call Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury, where services will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunbury Memorial Park.

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