Notes for: Martha Lou Bodine

From Ronny Bodine:

Obituary, Journal & Courier (Lafayette, Ind.) of 18 March 2012.
Martha L. (Bodine) Stoker, 79, of Lafayette, died at 12:06 p.m. Friday March 16, 2012, at IU Health Arnett Hospital. She was born November 12, 1932 in Covington, to the late Ned and Helen (Gookins) Bodine and graduated from Covington H.S. in 1950. Martha married Morse Stoker December 23, 1955 and he preceded her in death on February 20, 1978. Martha was an accounting clerk for Purdue University for 47 years, retiring in 1997. She attended the Dayton United Methodist and enjoyed dancing, playing cards, and playing Bingo. Martha is survived by two children: a daughter, Rita A. (companion: Josh Whitaker) Stoker Hurst of Lafayette and a son, Morse David Stoker, of Elkhart, a daughter-in-law: Mary Stoker-Scheutze of Luray, Virginia, 5 grandchildren: April (husband: Scott) Kendall, Larry Stoker, Jr., Ashley Stoker, David Stoker, and Mychelle Stoker, and 6 great-grandchildren: Ashley, Chayton, Tadan, and Halona Kendall, and William and Samantha Stoker. She was preceded in death by one son, Larry Stoker. Visitation will be one hour prior to the 1:00 p.m. Wednesday service at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Pastor Earl Owen officiating. Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Dayton United Methodist Church. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at