Martha Thomas Bush, 88, of Frankfort, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at her home.
Private family services are being planned with burial to follow at East End Cemetery in Cadiz. Local funeral arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz.
A native of Walnut Grove in Christian County, Kentucky, Martha was the daughter of the late Hugh Early and Georgia King Boyd Thomas.
She attended Bethel College in Hopkinsville. After moving to Frankfort Mrs. Bush was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church where she participated in the Madrigal Christmas Programs. She was a former girl scout leader, an accomplished pianist and part of the Thomas Sisters Quartet.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Owen Bush Sr. and six sisters, Edna Hughes, Rosie Cunningham, Pearl Dunn, Mary “Mae” Mize, Jeanie Wetton and Louise Thomas.
She is survived by her son, Charles Owen (Sandra) Bush Jr., Frankfort; two daughters, Karen Wilhelm (Frank) Mace, Tampa, Florida, Kimberly Suter, Frankfort; special caregiver, Francis “Fancy” Carrier; sister, Huel Edwards, Cadiz; 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601.