Martha Allison Carithers, 94, died peacefully on October 25, 2014, in Princeton, Indiana, with her husband of 67 years, Joseph P. Carithers, at her side. 

She was born in 1920 in Ft. Branch, Indiana, and graduated from Ft. Branch High School. 

Her parents were Chester Smith and Ida (Wright) Smith. 

She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Mary Catherine Foust. 

Survivors include her husband, “Joe Prent”, of Princeton, her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Diana Carithers of Evansville, Indiana, her grandchildren, Ryan and Kelli Carithers of Evansville, sister-in-law, Jean Shoulders of Princeton and many nieces and nephews. 

She was a graduate of Lockyear Business College. She had been an active member of the United Presbyterian Church in Princeton, Indiana, which she served for over 20 years as church secretary and later as an Elder and Clerk of Session. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She had been a long-time member of Farm Bureau organizations. Previously she was a member of and president of the PTA and Band Boosters at Francisco High School. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the United Presbyterian Church in Princeton, with Rev. Mark Sirnic and Brian Newton officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be from 9 AM until the service hour on Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church. The Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with arrangements.