Martha Ann Knowlton, 91, of Beachwood, formerly of Nelson, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2017. She was born on February 8, 1926 in Nelson, Ohio to Emerson and Lucile (Doud) Hahn. Martha married the love of her life, James B. Knowlton, on February 8, 1947. In February they celebrated their 70th Anniversary.
Martha is survived by her children, Shirley Hofmeister of Shaker Heights, Donald Knowlton of Champion and Robert (Cheryl) Knowlton of Champion; brothers, Willard and Roy Hahn; sister, Mary Hecky; grandchildren, Julie, Kyle, Melissa, Michael, Mark, Cory and Amanda and great grandchildren, Chuckie, Eliana, Isabella, Patrick, Mackenzie, Cora, Alexis, Ryan, Leah and Andrew.
Martha graduated from Cleveland Beauty School and worked as a beautician in Champion for many years. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching. She shared happy memories with friends and family at their cottage in Jamestown, PA. Her greatest joy was going on many adventures with her beloved husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; sister, Corolyn Randall and granddaughter, Susan Knowlton.
Memorial Service will be held on August 18, 2017, 6:30 pm at Garrettsville United Methodist Church, 8223 Park Ave, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231 with Rev. Richard Thewlis officiating. Burial was held in Harrington Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Online Condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.