Maude Thelma Martin Carrier, age 79, passed away December 2, 2012, at home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Carrier will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Wade Hughes and Rev. Tim Jumpp officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
A native of Powell County, she was born October 23, 1933, to Marion and Sudie Hanks Martin. Mrs. Carrier was a loyal servant to her Heavenly Father and a member of Leestown Gospel Church. She was a former employee of Best Western Hotel.
She was a wonderful mother, always there for her children and grandchildren with her love and support. She is survived by her children, Ernie Carrier, Michael Carrier, Sherry Hammond, Carolyn Peffer, Anna Smith, Marcella Gibson, Linda Collings and Lisa Smith; 25 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Carrier was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Venard, Leonard, Cecil and Henry Martin; and sisters, Bernice Gallagher, Pauline Hilton and Mary Cox.
Bearers will be Matt Green, Danny Carrier, Michael Mitchell Jr., Mike Mitchell, Jonathan Watkins, Eric Collings, Anthony Gibson and Tim Gibson. Honorary bearers will be Ernie and Michael Carrier.
Flowers are welcome or expressions of sympathy in her memory are suggested to American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.