Martha Dayle (Marty) Wickensimer, 71, of Washington Court House, Ohio went to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 12:22 p.m. at Kettering Medical Center where she was surrounded by her family.  She had been a patient there since March 10.

Marty was born December 1, 1947, at Reesville in Clinton, Ohio to Charles Dale and Betty King Bean.  She was a 1965 graduate Sabina High School, the last graduating class in Sabina.  She lived most of her life in Clinton and Fayette Counties.

She was a graduate of the Ohio State School of Cosmetology and was a beautician for several years.   She had also worked at Foster-Haines and Saks Fifth Avenue at Tanger Outlets.

Marty was a loyal member of the Grace United Methodist Church where she was a circle member; faithfully served on the Caring for the Church committee; Altar Guild and numerous other committees.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marty is survived by her husband, Mell R. Wickensimer whom she married March 26, 1966; two children, Mark Wickensimer and Mindi Wickensimer, of Washington Court House; three grandchildren, Deana Ison; Hunter Hamilton and Macy Jones; a sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Jim Armstrong of Washington Court House; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ronald Terry and Betty Wickensimer of Sebring, FL and Paul and Karis Wickensimer of Greenville, SC.

A memorial service will be held Friday, March 29, 2019, at 5 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church with the Revs. Joe and Tina Fox, pastors at the church, officiating.  Private burial of the cremains will be in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 E. Market Street or Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.


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  • The Millers says:

    Dear Mell, Mindy, and Mark,

    We were saddened to learn of Marty’s passing. She was a lovely lady, who loved her family very much. She also loved her Lord Jesus, and served Him well. I will always remember her hug and encouraging words when I was having a tough time. Mell, you have a strong faith, which will serve you well in the days to come. Lean on His everlasting arms when you need strength and comfort. Will be keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Jenni and Cheryl Miller, Carrie Markel