Martha L. Trader, 71 passed away Friday Feb. 17, 2012 at the V.N.A. Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville.


She was born Feb. 24, 1940 in Patoka IN to Eldon and Nora (Speight) Marvel. 

She had been a clerical worker at St. Mary’s Hospital for 17 years and had been a manager for Rand McNally stores in
Muscatine Iowa for several years. She had lived in Mackey for several years and had lived in Princeton for 5 years, prior to moving to Evansville in December 2011. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Scott E. and Cinda Trader of Oakland City; and daughter April Hurt of Ft. Branch; 4 grandchildren: Sean and Samual Trader, Drew Hurt and Nathan Hicks, 1 brother, Charles Marvel of Patoka; 5 sisters, Mary Esarey of Mackey; Carolyn Ellerbrook of Patoka; Josephine Caskey of Newburgh; Jean Mutchman of Oakland City; and Lucille Pauley of Francisco. 

Memorial Services will be held
2 p.m. Friday Feb. 24, 2012 at the graveside in Oak Hill Cemetery in Patoka with Rev. Jason Ford officiating, burial will follow the services.


Family and friends will gather at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton at 1 p.m. Friday to leave in procession to the cemetery at 1:30 p.m.