Mrs. Martha M. Book of the Sparksville Community of Adair County was born on March 10, 1953 to the late Sam and Edna (Fausnight) Knight. She departed this life on Friday, December 4, 2020 at her home, being 67 years of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Sparksville Nazarene Church. Mrs. Book was a retired secretary and the devoted wife of Mr. Dave Book, with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. She was a loving and gentle lady, and cherished her family dearly. She loved being Nana to her grandchildren. Her empathic heart, genuine smile, and contagious laughter left a positive footprint in this world, and will be missed by all who knew her.
She leaves to carry her legacy:
Her husband: Dave Book,
Two daughters: Angie Savanick and husband Ben of Pennsylvania, and Laurie Yliniemi of Minnesota,
Four sisters: Ruth Hamm and husband Vince of Pennsylvania, and Lavonne Overholt and husband Will, Marlene Miller and husband Gaylerd, and Glenna Knight, all of Missouri,
Four beloved grandchildren: Lexi, Makenna, Caeden, and Lane Yliniemi,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
There will be a private funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Book at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville. Bro. Robert Adkins will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles. Those can be made at the funeral home.