Mrs. Martha K. Lefevers

  • Born: August 21, 1928
  • Died: October 31, 2019
  • Location: New Concord, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

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Mrs. Martha K. Lefevers, age 91, of New Concord, Kentucky died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at her home.
Mrs. Lefevers was born on August 21, 1928 in Rives, Tennessee to the late Bertrand Barner and Clydia Mae Moore Barner. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cherry Corner Baptist Church. Mrs. Lefevers ran the Lakeview RV Resort with her husband, was an avid fisherman and camper, and loved growing roses and gardening. She adored her family, never met a stranger, had a very witty sense of humor, and was a very loyal friend.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Henry G. Cantrell; three brothers, James Allen Barner, George William Barner, and Earl Dean Barner; as well as one son-in-law, Fred Hauserman.
Survivors include her husband, James M. Lefevers; to whom she married on August 11, 1972 in Little Rock, Arkansas; two daughters, Martha Lynn Cantrell of New Concord, Kentucky and Rebecca Ann Budinger and husband John of Lake in the Hills, Illinois; one stepdaughter, Sherry Michelle Caporaso and husband Daniel of Belvidere, Illinois; one stepson, James Richard Lefevers and wife Chris of McMinnville, Tennessee; one sister, Sarah Jean Speed of Gleason, Tennessee; one brother, Walter Taylor Barner and wife Ruth of Jasper, Alabama; also seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Bro. Brett Miles will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Morrison Cemetery in Morrison, Tennessee.
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So sorry to hear of Martha passing. I learned a lot from her growing up in Elk Grove and great memories.

Posted by Melanie Heun - Benton, KY - Family Friend   November 08, 2019

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