Obituary for Martha L (Darling) Eastwood

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Martha L (Darling) Eastwood

February 11, 1925 - November 6, 2012

Martha L. (Darling) Eastwood, age 87 passed away Tuesday morning, November 6, 2012 at her home in the beautiful hills of Nashville.

She was born February 11, 1925 in Lafayette to the late James R. & Nancy E. (Cox) Darling. Martha married William H. Eastwood on December 2, 1944 in Lafayette. He survives after sixty-seven loving years.

Martha was a devoted wife, homemaker and mother to nine children: June Hutchison of Bloomington, JoAnn Clephane of Morgantown, Patricia Huffman of Martinsville, Leota Hudson of Franklin, William M. Eastwood of Crossville, Tenn, Robert E. Eastwood of Anderson, Wesley S. Eastwood of Columbus, David B. Eastwood of Nashville & Michael A. Eastwood of Nashville. She will be remembered by her thirty-eight grandchildren, sixty-eight great grandchildren & twenty-three great-great grandchildren.

Martha was preceded in death by two sisters: Marjorie Smith & Dorothy Morinski; seven brothers: Charles "Dick" Gallagher, Ralph L., Bernard, David, William, James & John Darling.

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Martinsville and enjoyed working in her flower gardens and watching & feeding the birds.

A gathering to Celebrate Martha's Life will be held on Sunday, November 11th from 1 to 3 pm ather residence, 5434 Three Notch Road in Nashville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Martha to the Amazing Facts, PO Box 1058 Roseville, CA 95678.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Eastwood family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 11, 1925
Died: November 6, 2012

Condolences for Martha Eastwood

Lua Aline posted on 1/1/00

I am sorry for your loss. I enjoyed the many chats I had with Martha since becoming neighbors.


Beverley Weaver Rossell posted on 1/1/00

JoAnn & Family: I know your sincere trust in the Bible and application of its principles will ease your grief at the loss of your mother. "May the peace of God that excels all thought guard your hearts and mental powers by means of Christ Jesus."


Marliena posted on 1/1/00

Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, She was a loving mother and grandmother and very sweet to be around, she will truly be missed.