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Martha A. Row - 82

6/19/1937 - 8/7/2019


    Martha A. Row, 82 of Macomb, passed away with her family at her side, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at her home in Macomb.  She was born June 19, 1937 in rural McDonough County, to Harry and Ethel Foster Brown.  She was united in marriage on July 29, 1955, to Henry Shepler, she was later married to Frank Row on March 24, 1978.

    Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Son: Randy (Cindy) Shepler, Augusta, Illinois, 1 Daughter: Ellen (Bob) Vannatta, Macomb, 5 Grandchildren: Terra (Eric) Lee, Jessica (Michael) Howard, Cheyenne Hacker, Trisha Shepler, Shawn Shepler, 4 Great Grandchildren and her dog Angel.

    Martha was preceded in death by her parents, both of her husbands, 1 Son: Danny Shepler, and 1 Brother: Richard Brown.

    Martha was a homemaker, she enjoyed playing bingo, putting puzzles together, watching westerns on the tv, collecting angels and lamps.  The time she spent with her family and friends brought her the greatest joy.

    A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Private burial of the cremains will be held at Bushnell Cemetery.  Memorial is to the family of Martha and can be sent to Jones Mortuary, box 352, Colchester, Illinois, 62326.  Jones Mortuary in Colchester is handling arrangements.   Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Will be held at a later date


  • Terra Lee

    on 08/08/19

    Grandma...you meant the world to me and selfishly i wanted more time with you but even forever wouldn't of been enough...you were the most amazing grandma to me and my sisters and great grandma to my girls...just know the tears i cry are for me missing you but the smile inside is for you not being in pain anymore and for you being reunited with our loved ones in heaven...please tell them i love them...ps can u tell my daddy i could really use a hug and kiss and some of his reassurance
  • Norman and Connie LaRue

    on 08/08/19

    We are very sorry for your loss.  Our deepest condolences to all the family.  Norman and Connie

  • Judy Richard martin

    on 08/08/19

    We are so sorry Randy and Ellen for your loss prayers sent

  • Diana Miller

    on 08/09/19

    I am so sorry Randy and Ellen and the rest of the family! My prayers are with you all . She was a good lady. Now the lord has another great angel.

    be blessed

  • Cathy and B8ll

    on 08/09/19

    Randy so very sorry about your mother. Sending hugs to you and your family.

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