Date of birth: 16 Nov 1907 Providence, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 12 Jan 2001 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, January 14, 2001
Marcia Mathena Marcia Mathena, 93, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Hickory Creek in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin. She was born Nov. 16, 1907, in Providence. Her parents were Alfie and Della (Haymaker) Blaich. She married Virgil C. Parkhurst in 1930. He preceded her in death in 1941. She then married Grover C. Hoskins in 1942. He preceded her in death. She then married Donnell Mathena in 1951. He pre- ceded her in death in 1995. Survivors include a daughter, Hilda J. Parkhurst Jones of Franklin; a stepdaughter in California; two sisters, Helen Jones of Whiteland and Alma Oden of Greenfield; a grandson; and many stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters, a stepson and a stepdaughter. She was employed by Reliance Manufacturing Co. in Columbus for several years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin. A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in White River Township. Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin is handling arrangements.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey