Martha JoAnn Buzzard, 85, of Warren, IN, passed away at 1:42 AM on Saturday, August 03, 2013 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton, IN. She was born on Saturday, March 24, 1928, in Jackson Twp. Wells Co., IN. She married Jack Buzzard on November 04, 1947 in Warren, IN. Martha was a 1946 graduate of Jackson High School and a 1971 graduate of Tucker Career Center in Marion, where she received her degree as an LPN. She worked for the following, Dr. P.C. Matthews, Huntington Hospital, Huntington Nursing Home, Norwoods Health & Rehabilitation Center in Huntington, Markle Health Care, Memcor in Huntington and Cady's Express in Warren. Martha was a member of the Red Hatters Club in Warren and the Christ the King Episcopal Church in Huntington. She enjoyed bowling and especially spending time with her family.
Survivors include: Husband - Jack Buzzard, Warren, IN., Daughter - Linda (Husband, Gale) Evrard, Warren, IN., Son - Steven (Wife, Leeann) Buzzard, Warren, IN., Daughter - Jean (Husband, Max) Barton, Warren, IN., Daughter - Laura Buzzard, Huntington, IN., Daughter - Jan (Husband, Jan) Tinkle, Marion, IN., Daughter - Shelley (Jim Powers) Brooks, Huntington, IN., Son - Larry (Wife, Rise) Buzzard, Huntington, IN., Son - Brian Buzzard, Warren, IN., Son - Jay (Wife, Tara) Buzzard, Warren, IN., Daughter - Mary K. (Husband, Paul) Thompson, Greencastle, IN., 17 Grandchildren - Michael Ancil, Marc Ancil, Matt Buzzard, Jenny Akerstrom, Whitney Buzzard, Ashley Tinkle, Andy Tinkle, David Gordon, Tony Gordon, Nikki Gordon, Kari Moore, Joel Buzzard, Drew Buzzard, Hope Buzzard, Jayson Buzzard, Lacey Couch, Dillon Couch, and 13 Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her Parents- John & Edna (Zent) Shoemaker.
There will be private viewing hours and a graveside service for family only. Interment will be in the Gardens of Memory in Marion.