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Martha Lela Hill

October 31, 1929 — July 4, 2020

Martha Lela Hill, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away July 4, 2020. She was born October 31, 1929, in New Castle, Indiana, to the late Elbern and Vena (Gregory) Denny.

Martha was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She was very involved in the church such as mentoring young women in the MOPS program. Martha was a member of the Red Hats Society and Phi Chi Epislon. She enjoyed camping, traveling across the United States, playing cards but most of all spending time with her family. She also was very proud being a notary for Alaska. Martha was a very compassionate person and could never meet a stranger. Martha is going to be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Hill; siblings, Clifford Denny and Beulah Bittner.

Survivors include her children, Paula Barrickman of Columbia, South Carolina, Roger (Sara) Hill of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Annette (John Gieseke) Hill of Honolulu, Hawaii; sister, Jean Poer of New Castle, Indiana; grandchildren, Jeppe Jensen, Adam (Jaclyn) Hill, Rachel Hill, Travis Hill, and Noah Hill; great grandchildren, Maxwell Gamroth, Grayson Hill, Aspen Hill and Kierra Hill.

Graveside service will be held privately for the family at Fairfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church: 6341 Mann Rd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46221. Visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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