Martha Mae Procell, 97, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on July 20, 2022. She was born July 31, 1924, to the late David Crockett and Elizabeth Cooke Stapleton in Neon, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Lawanna Procell Hunter.
Left to cherish the sweet memories of Martha’s life is her granddaughter, Elizabeth Hunter Jones (Captain David Jones-US NAVY); her four great-grandchildren, Joshua, Madison, Morganne and Stryker; along with her adopted granddaughter and caregiver, Alicia Woods (Joshua)
Martha was raised in Eastern Kentucky and recognized early on in life that education and service was necessary and most important. She graduated high school and obtained her nursing license and enlisted in the ARMY Nursing Corp, where she served until her retirement in 1973. Most of her career was spent as in OB/GYN nurse at the hospital at Fort Knox. She proudly assisted in delivering over 1000 babies. She was affectionately known as Mimi and always let you know she loved you a bushel and a peck.
Funeral services for Martha will be on August 9, 2022, at 11AM at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home West, 4400 Dixie Highway. Interment will be at Fort Knox.