Martha L. Karnes, age 85, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Martha was born April 10, 1930 near Milltown, IN to the late Floyd and Eulah Baylor Pirtle. She was the former owner and operator of the Old Green Acres Restaurant, Milltown, Indiana.

Also, preceding her in death were her husband, Richard A. Karnes; siblings, Lendell & Russell Pirtle, Mary Newlin, Betty Routh & Junevera Bary.

Surviving are

Daughters: Lana S. McCutcheon (Rick) of Brandenburg, KY; Sisters: Shirley Seacat of Clarksville, IN; Linda Hudson (Doyle) of Bedford, IN; Carolyn Senn of Shelbyville, TN; Brenda Coy of Milltown, IN and Nancy Clemons (David) of Greenville, IN.

3 Grandchildren: Jill Ann Smith, Jason Meriwether & Derrick Hudson and 4 Great Grandchildren & 1 Great Great Grandchild

Funeral will be 2 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN. with interment in Palmyra Cemetery, Palmyra, IN.

Visitation will be 10 A.M. – 2 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.