Martha Elizabeth Dingey Thomas , 83 of Newark died under the loving care of Hospice of Central Ohio at 3:25 PM Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Heath Nursing Care Center, Heath , OH.
She was born on May 21, 1933 in Zanesville, OH the daughter of Culver Isacc Dingey and Stella Blakney Dingey.
Martha was retired from Elby's Restaurants, she enjoyed gardening, reading, feeding and watching the deer & birds.
She is survived by her children; Vicki (Jim) Iden, Rick (Jennifer Sims) Thomas, Pat (Kenny) Dunn and Pam (Gary) Evans; 23 Grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Martha was preceded in death in addition to her parents by her husband, Clarence "Slim" Thomas; a grandson, K.C. Barrett; a great granddaughter, Anna Elinor Kain and son-in-law, David Ripple.
Friends may call 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM May 15, 2017 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 11:30 AM with Pastor Chris Steele officiating. Burial will conclude at the Williams Cemetery.
The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Martha’s family please visit the tributes wall near the top of he page.