Martha Jean Grounds, 89, of Williamsburg, IN passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence. She was born June 27, 1927 in Carlos, IN the daughter of Glen and Grace Marie (Engle) Adamson.
Martha retired in 1983 as a Ward Clerk with the VA Hospital of Ft. Wayne, IN. She was involved the Huntsville Community Center and enjoyed her time with the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed spending her leisure time playing cards and scrabble. She was also known for her love of chocolate.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Ronald Grounds (wife, Melinda) of Sulfur Springs, IN and Richard Grounds (wife, Debbie) of Spartanburg, SC; a daughter, Randi Johnson (husband, Robert) of Fountain City, IN; a sister, Joyce Thornburg of Williamsburg, IN; seven grandchildren, Julie Morrow, Carla Harris, Zachary Grounds, Stephanie Peterson, Shawn Grounds, Robbie and Chad Johnson; twelve great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; special friends and caregivers, Lisa Caty and her Amish neighbors; and a favorite feline companion, Razzle. She was preceded in death by her parents; a husband, Carl; two brothers, Jim and Max Adamson; a sister, Juanita Enghaus; and two favorite feline companions, Tommy and Rachet.
A service to celebrate Martha Jean’s life will be 12 pm Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Thomas Memorial Chapel of Lynn, IN. Burial will be in Buena Vista Cemetery of Unionport, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 11 am to service time on Saturday, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonshookfuneralhomes.com.