Martha A. Peerce

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Martha A. Peerce, 70, of Glendale, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

She was a homemaker and a member of Unity Baptist Church of Stephensburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Burl and Marie Mapes Garland; eight brothers and sisters, Vernon Garland, Janet Garland, Wilma Gent, Ben Garland, John Garland, Wanda Yeary, Virginia Watson and Berne Garland; and one great-grandson, David Raines.

She is survived by her husband, William Jerome Peerce Jr. of Glendale; three sons, Adrian Raines of Elizabethtown, Larry Raines of Elkart, Ind., and Arthur Raines of Glendale; one daughter, Pamela Henderson of Elkhart, Ind.; two sisters, Shelby Durliet of Toledo, Ohio, and Ruth Thacker of Columbus, Ohio; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Wednesday, April 25, at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora with the Rev. Roger McGuffin officiating. Burial was in St. Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at www.manakeefuneralhome.com.