Martha Grace Brown, 87, of Marietta passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. A Graveside Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery in Marietta with Dr. Steve Baskin officiating.Martha graduated from Marietta High School in 1943. She retired in 1987 from Lockheed, where she worked as a secretary for more than 35 years. Before and after retirement, Martha enjoyed traveling with friends. In recent years she enjoyed following current events and working her daily crossword puzzles. She will always be remembered for the sense of fun she brought to family gatherings. Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Anne J. and C.W. Powell of Marietta; two nephews, Michael Powell (and his wife, Vickie) of Rumson, NJ, and Mark T. Powell of Marietta; a niece, Marta Brown Powell of Olympia, WA; and five great-nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or to Wellstar Community Hospice, Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Ave. NW, Marietta, GA 30064. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta will be handling the service.