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Margaret L. (Hensley) Sichting, 93, Martinsville

Margaret L. (Hensley) Sichting, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Oct. 27, 2012, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Martinsville and former resident of Morgantown.
Margaret was a lifelong resident of Morgan County, born Sept. 18, 1919, in Green Township to Homer and Viva (Bailey) Hensley. She married Chester John Sichting Aug. 5, 1936, in Martinsville. He preceded her in death July 21, 1977 after 41 loving years.
Margaret retired in 1975 as a key punch operator with the American States Insurance Company in Indianapolis after 15 years of service. She was very active in Morgantown Order of the Eastern Star, the Red Hat Club and Martinsville and Nineveh senior centers. Margaret enjoyed all crafts, especially oil and rock painting and quilting. She was a fan of the Indiana Pacers and enjoyed playing cards.
The most important thing in her life was her dedication to her children and their families. She will be greatly missed by her children, Barbara (Bob) Brummett and Thomas (Libby) Sichting, both of Martinsville, Roger (Brenda) Sichting of Morgantown, Anthea (Philip) Arnold of Trafalgar, and Tony (Tina) Sichting of Nineveh. Margaret will be remembered by her 21 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 16 stepgreat-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; 12 stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and several great-great-great-grandchildren. Also remembering her will be her daughter-in-law, Kitty Sichting.
Margaret was preceded in death by two sons, Merrill and Teddy Sichting; a brother, Marvin Hensley; daughter-in-law, Sherry Sichting; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
Rev. Brett Baird will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends were to call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the funeral home. An Order of Eastern Star Memorial Service was to be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Margaret will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Greenwood.
Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Margaret to the Martinsville Senior Center “Activities Fund,” 1369 N. Blue Bluff Rd., Martinsville, IN 46151.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Sichting family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • March 26
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 26
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 26
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • March 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 28
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 28
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • March 28
    Annual cemetery meeting slated
    1 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • March 28
    Live music at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • March 29
    Mountain bike benefit to aid cheer fund
    noon to 2:30 p.m. Explore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road
  • March 30
    Registration deadline for gardening soils workshop
    Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • March 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 31
    Nashville Development Review Commission
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 31
    Representative's staff to conduct local office hours
    10 a.m. to noon County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 31
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 1
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees retreat
    10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    Brown County SWCD
    6:30 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 1
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 2
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 3
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 4
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 4
    Carnival and egg hunt at Hamblen Township Fire Department
    9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department, 5612 Gatesville Road
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at grocery store
    11 a.m. Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Dr.
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at Deer Run Park
    1 p.m. Deer Run Park
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at assisted living facility
    2 p.m. BC Health & Living Community, 55 E. Willow St.
  • April 5
    Church events slated for Easter Sunday
    .m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 9
    Local Coordinating Council
    10 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • April 9
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 9
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 10
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • April 10
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 11
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • April 11
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 12
    Mother’s Cupboard Soup Bowl benefit planned
    5 to 7 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • April 16
    Local history and heritage presented at the library
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 18
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont