Martha “Nell” Hunter Ortt, age 77, of Harmony Grove Road, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at her home of natural causes. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, May 20, 2019 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Leek, Sr. officiating with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 PM until 7:00 PM, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ortt was born July 9, 1941 in Cadiz, KY the daughter of the late Roy and Pauline McBride Hunter. Martha worked at Grimes Butcher Shop for many years and was a bookkeeper for over 20 years at Wick’s Lumber. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church. Her husband of 57 years, Hershell “Hank” Glenn Ortt in 2017; a great grandson, Drake Lee Hofmeister; four brothers, and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughters, Kim Ortt Sholar and her husband, Steven of Hopkinsville, Jan Ortt Knight and her husband, Steffan of Hopkinsville, Pat Ortt Leek Roberts and her husband, Bobby of Hopkinsville; her brother, Butch Hunter and his wife, Karen of Hopkinsville; her sisters, Dorothy “Dot” Hunter Bagby of Hopkinsville, and Nancy Hunter Dunn of Hopkinsville; six grandchildren, Steffany Hofmeister and her husband, Stephen of Clarksville, Stacey Kinteh and her husband, Fabala of Louisville, Alex Knight and Corey of Nashville, Austin Knight of Hopkinsville, Josh Leek and his wife, Taylor of Hopkinsville, Jessie Leek of Hopkinsville; four great grandchildren, Paxton Hofmeister, Korina Kinteh, Brooks Hofmeister, and Maddox Hofmeister
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Martha’s honor to Ronald McDonald’s House at 2144 Fairfax Ave Nashville, TN 37212.