Martha M. Rowland, Unionport, died Apr. 6, 2011 in Trinity West Medical Center, Steubenville. She was born in Hopedale, a daughter of the late Ward and Emma Howes Reed.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Rowland; brothers, Myles, Frank and Bill Reed; sisters, Sara Cox, Helen Barnhouse and Virginia Vance.

To friends and neighbors, to the Charity Hospice staff and staff of Trinity West, our eternal gratitude and appreciation for your support and loving care of our mother.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Unionport United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Charter Hospice, P O Box 2483, 500 Luray Dr. Wintersville, OH 43953 or to the Unionport United Methodist Church, Unionport, OH 43910.

Arrangements by Blackburn Funeral Home, Hopedale. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.