Martha Sandifar Shadday, 88, of Rexville passed away at 10:40am Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Thornton Terrace in Hanover. She was born in the West Fork community in Jefferson County on September 1, 1928 the daughter of Chester and Annie Stewart Sandifar. She was married to Kenneth Shadday on November 30, 1946 and he preceded her in death on December 17, 1994. Survivors include two sons Richard (Barbara) Shadday of Rexvile and Dennis (Sheila) Shadday of Morris; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; one brother Bob (Shirley) Sandifar of Washington, Illinois; one sister Helen Gregory of Shelbyville. She was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers Gaylord, Elmer, Chester,Jr., and George Sandifar, and her sisters Mary Gray and Elma Kendall. Mrs. Shadday was a former employee of Reliance Electric in Madison and retired from the Muscatatuck State Developmental Center where she worked as a cook. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing and tending to her flowers and garden. Martha was a member of the New Marion Baptist Church, the Versailles-Osgood Order of the Eastern Star, and the Versailles American Legion Auxiliary. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 22nd at 12pm at the New Marion Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Carter and Rev. Brad Creech officiating. Burial will be in the West Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10am until time of services on Wednesday also at the church. Memorials may be given to the New Marion Baptist Church or the West Fork Cemetery in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.