Martha Jane Baughman

October 18, 1934November 3, 2021

Martha Jane Baughman, 87, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, passed away on November 3, 2021 in Stuarts Draft, Virginia.

Martha was born in Harrison, Allegheny Co., PA to Edward Michael Smith and Garnet Mae Painter on October 18, 1934. She attended school at Allegheny High School, Allegheny Co, PA. She married Gerald Dale Lowers on January 9, 1954 in Freeport, Armstrong Co., PA. Following his death in 1986, she then married Robert Allen Baughman on June 16, 1990 in Wooster, Wayne Co., OH She worked as a bus driver for the Wooster, Wayne Co., OH school system for 25 years. She was a member of The Jehovah Witness Church in Orrville, Wayne Co., OH. After moving to Virginia, she connected to the church services via Zoom Meeting in order to continue keeping in touch with the congregation in Ohio. Martha enjoyed her flower garden, watching birds at her feeder, and fishing with her late husband, Bob Baughman at Odell’s Lake in Holmes County, Ohio.

Martha Baughman is preceded in death by her parents, Edward Michael and Garnet Mae (Painter) Smith; her first husband, Gerald D. Lowers; her second husband, Robert A. Baughman; her son Michael J. Lowers; her daughter, Debbie L. Delaney; and her brothers Eddie Smith, George Smith.

Martha Baughman is survived by her son Mark A. Lowers, Wooster, Wayne Co., OH.; her daughter, Becky A. (Lowers) Numbers, and husband Kevin, Stuarts Draft, Augusta Co., VA; Grandchildren, Sierra Numbers, Stuarts Draft, Augusta Co., VA, Aaron Numbers, Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH, Terra Numbers, Stuarts Draft, Augusta Co., VA, Isaac Numbers, Stuarts Draft, Augusta Co., VA, Dan Delaney, Applecreek, Wayne Co., OH, Scott Delaney and wife Annie, Applecreek, Wayne Co., OH.

There will be no public viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3233 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691

The family of Martha Baughman wish to extend our sincere thanks to Legacy-Hospice of Virginia, Augusta Health, medical staff of Legacy Hospice including but not limited to Heather, Shari, Dan, Anita, and Steve.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes. 540.337.4111


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The Beerys

November 5, 2021

To Martha Jane's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio