Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Martha Sue Runnion

September 8, 1943 - June 14, 2020


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    Rebecca Jean Pyhtila says

    What a wonderful lady and privilege to have her as my aunt. She will surely be missed for all her wisdom and the wonderful affection she showed her family. RIP Aunt Martha 💔🙏 love and miss you.

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    Laura Russ says

    I loved visiting your home as a child. It was the only glimpse of a traditional family I had in my life. I have good memories of aunt Martha from my childhood.

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    Kevin Wirfel says


    Sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Be comforted that she is now at peace in a better place

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    Cynthia Runnion says

    Your caring, kind and graceful ways will be deeply missed by all of us who loved you more than words can say. Rest easy and in peace, Aunt Martha.

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Martha Sue Runnion, 76, went home to be with the Lord on June 14, 2020. She was born on September 8, 1943 to Joseph and Emmajean Wright in Morganfield, Kentucky.

Martha was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her main passion in life was her loving family. She loved spending time with and taking care of her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling around the United States with her husband. She was also an amazing cook and loved to cook for the holidays. Martha was a member of Crossroads Christian Church.

Martha is survived by her husband of 60 years Bill Runnion; her sons Jim (Laura) Runnion and Bill (Kim) Runnion; her grandchildren Cory (Jorhdon) Wood, Stacey (Adam) Downs, Nicole (Jake) Blanton, and Colin Runnion (Gabe Ramsey); her great-grandchildren Jaylei Woods and Chayce Woods; her sister Audrey Wright; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings James Wright, Patricia Wright, and Joanna Farmer.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17th at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.