Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 29, 2013 12:47 am EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Martha J. Summerford, 74, of West First Street, Fredericktown, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Nov. 15, 1938, in Ocoee, Fla., to the late James and Hazel (Barron) Goodman. She retired from Orange County in Florida and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Utica.

She is survived by two daughters, Leslie (John) Davis of Fredericktown and Diane Marche of Florida; grandchildren, Nicole (Danny) Betancourt, Maddie McLeod, Stephanie Walden, Noelle (Chris) Walton, Jason Walden, Leah Stotler, John Davis Jr. and Jason Davis; great-grandchildren, Brice Walton, Luke Davis and D.J. Betancourt; and best friend, Linda Jester.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Walden.

Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Utica. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Martha J. Summerford.

A special thank you to the Knox County Kidney Staff and Central Ohio Hospice.

Memorial contributions in Martha’s name can be made to the family. To view this obituary or leave a private condolence, visit

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