Martha Belle Castor
Martha Belle Castor, 79, of Fairland, passed away June 7, 2017 at her residence.
Born November 2, 1937 in Boles, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Bruce and Hallie
(Grimsley) Rush. She married Carl William Castor and he survives.
Other survivors include children Debbie Noland (husband Bob), son Tanner Noland, Diana
Shelton (husband Garry), son Ryan Shelton, daughter Amber, Chanelle, Rachelle, Brenda Baughman
(husband Don), daughters Alicia & Ashley, Linda Castor. Siblings Martha held us dear to her heart, her sisters
and family. She raised three of her sisters, Nancy McNearney (husband Steve), sons Brian Pitcock, Keith Pitcock,
Charles Pitcock (deceased). Pat Bryant, (husband Dale), daughter Tonya Young, son Rodney Bryant, Rita
Messmore (husband Phil deceased), sons Matt Messmore, Brad Messmore, sister Frances Rush. Also including
sisters-in-law Patsy Rush and Elsie Rush. A proud Nana to seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many
special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bruce and Hallie Rush, brothers Wilbert
Rush (wife Clio), J.E. Rush (wife Evie), Billy Rush (wife Shelby), Rex Rush, Roy Rush, Ray Rush (wife
Peggy) and Jamie Rush. Nephews Charles Pitcock, Billy Eugene Rush, Danny Daniel, Charles Rush and Ronnie Rush.
Niece Sharon Rush and Angie Rush Cassuto.
Mrs. Castor had lived in this are for 52 years, after moving from Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
She retired from Western Electric after 28 years of service and Sam’s Club for 13 years. She
was member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Martha enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, canning, baking, and visiting her
hometown of Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 10, 2017 at 11:00 am at Glenn E. George
& Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. Keith Ellis officiating. Visitation will be
observed on Friday evening, June 9, 2017 from 4-8:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be
in Fairland Cemetery in Fairland.
Memorial contributions can be made to Miles For Myeloma, or Calvary Baptist
Church of Fairland, in care of the funeral home
To our family and friends...we appreciate your thoughts, prayers and kind words. Mom was an amazing woman her hospitality and kindness unmatched . The stories you share bring us comfort. We understand not everyone could attend mom's services but we know you celebrated her life with us. So thank you from the depths of our hearts. We love and miss her dearly but we will cherish the memories. With love, Linda
So sorry for Aunt Martha's passing. Our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences are with you at this time. No words can repair the void or soften the pain. Just know that we are with you and cherish the moments she shared.
To the Castor family. Dwayne and I send our condolences to each one of you. Martha was a lovely lady with a warm smile and a big heart.We will be praying as you experience this sadness. We know she is now happy, healthy and full of life enjoying all the pleasures of heaven.
I'm sorry to hear of Martha's passing. There is no doubt that she will be greatly missed. I hope that God holds you all in his hands and helps you all get through this difficult time. I'm sorry that I won't be able to make it in for the visitation and funeral. Please know that you all will be in my thoughts and prayers and please give Uncle Carl a hug for me. Love, thoughts, and prayers for each of you.
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So sorry to hear about Martha. I hear she was down for the Mt. Poland day .She hadn't missed very many. Love all of you!!!!
I am sorry to hear of aunt Martha's passing today. I remember her most as a woman of vigor, compassion and tenacity. She always opened her heart and her home to us and remained close to my mom all through the years. We will remember her fondly, and miss her greatly. May the Lord bestow his grace upon you all as you walk through this difficult season. I hope that the good memories you shared with Martha bring comfort to you at this time. Thinking of you and praying for you too.
i worked with u dad at walmart in shelbyville but i know ur mom and they both are very special people to me very fun loving and caring people
Martha was one of my favorite aunts (and being a Castor I had many). I am comforted knowing that she is in a better place with no pain. I wish I could be there but we are in Cooperstown, New York on vacation with our grandsons. My thoughts and prayers are with you.