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Martha A. Carnes

February 22, 1926 - March 28, 2017

Burial Date April 1, 2017

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Martha A. Carnes, 91, of Xenia and formerly of Elida passed away at 3:38 AM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Green Oaks Health Center, Xenia.

She was born on February 22, 1926 to William and Nondis (Shively) Oehlhof, who both preceded her in death. On May 17, 1947, she married John B. “Jack” Carnes, who preceded her in death on December 9, 1998.

Martha worked at City Loan during the war and was a homemaker and child care provider for many years for Jason Stratton and Patrick Young. She was a member of the Eagles Aerie #370 Lima. She enjoyed sewing, painting and gardening.

Surviving are her son John T. (Kathy) Carnes of Elida; her daughter Kathleen A. (Rod) Perkins of Xenia; her grandchildren Jennifer (Mike) Pulfer, Kristina (Eric) Janz and Scott Perkins; her great-grandchildren John Perkins-Stafford, Katelynn Pulfer, Benjamin Pulfer, Lukas Janz, Markus Janz and Mataya Janz; her brothers Dick (Joyce) Oehlhof of Portage, WI and Ben Oehlhof of Wapakoneta.

She was preceded in death by her brothers John (Rita) Oehlhof and Clair (Carol) Oehlhof; her sister Mary Lou (Ralph) Bible; her sister-in-law Betty Oehlhof; her great-granddaughter Anne Marie Janz.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, March 31, 2017 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

Interment will follow at Allentown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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