JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

 
Martha Cave, 90, of Lincoln, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 3:55 a.m. Jan. 3, 2000, 
at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. 
Mrs. Cave was a mental health technician at Lincoln Developmental Center in Lincoln, 
where she worked for 32 years. She was born March 25, 1909, in Broughton to Jacob K. 
and Susan M. Margaret (Vickers) Barker. Her husband, John Cave, preceded her in death. 
Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, 
with Brother David Shores officiating. Burial will be at Opdyke Cemetery in Opdyke. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include one son, 
James William Cave of Chillicothe, Ohio; one daughter, Betty Cave of Lincoln; three 
grandchildren; and one sister, Odessa Kerley of Mt. Vernon. In addition to her husband, 
Mrs. Cave was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter and one sister. 


Submitted by: Misty Flannigan
July 5,2001

 

 
 
 

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