Martha Elam, 95, of Mt. Sterling, died January 14 at St. Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling.
A daughter of the late Ira and Hattie Caudill Hodge, she was the widow of Earl Elam and was also preceded in death by a son, a grandson, and five sisters.
Surviving are five sons, Terry Elam and wife Elaine of Hamilton, Oh., Charles Elam and wife Rhonda, and Douglas Elam, all of Columbus, Ind., and Donnie Elam, and Harry Pennington and wife Nancy, all of Mt. Sterling; a daughter, Wendy Ison of Mt. Sterling; 12 grandchildren, 25 greatgrandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held January 17 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Pearl Dixon Cemetery at Blackey.