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Martha Deskins, 98, Casey Co., KY native (1921-2020)

Martha Ann Deskins of Somerset, formerly of Liberty, passed away at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset on February 3rd, 2020. She was 98 years old.

Funeral Services will be held at 1pmET on Thursday February 6, 2020, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Creech Richardson officiating. Interment will be in the Peavey Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at 11amET on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.

She was born on March 3rd, 1921 in Casey County to the late Samuel Floyd and Myrtie Ann McFarland.

Along with her parents, Martha is preceded in death by her first husband, Lewis T. Goode; second husband, Carl Deskins; son, Ralph T. Goode; and one great grandson.

Survivors included: son, Darrell R. (Vicki) Goode of Somerset; granddaughters, Lori (Rodney) Dick of Science Hill and Allison Goode Stevens of Somerset; grandsons, Larry (Inez) Goode of Liberty and Shawn (Sarah) Goode of Harrodsburg; five great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Staff of Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab and Hospice of Lake Cumberland (Jean Waddle Care Center).

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Somerwoods Resident Council Fund, Hospice of Lake Cumberland or the National Stroke Association.

Bartle Funeral Home Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Martha Deskins, 98, Casey Co., KY native (1921-2020)

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