Martha Barding, age 78, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018. Martha worked many years at the Roane County Courthouse as a secretary in the Register of Deeds office. She and her husband, Butch donated land and formed South of the River Volunteer Fire Department where she held numerous positions over the years and remained very involved as long as her health permitted. Survivors include her husband of 57 years: L.K (Butch) Barding of Kingston; children: Keith Barding & wife, Richelle of Kingston, Tim Barding & wife, Vickie of Kingston, and Tammy Barding Jones & husband, Todd of Knoxville; grandchildren: Stephanie, Emily, Erica, Austin, Allie, Kenny, and Patrick; great-grandchildren: Morgan, Michael V, Mabry, Eastin, Brinley, Bailey, Ashlynn, Lula and Julian; sisters: Anita Moore of Tallahassee, Florida and Janice Mazzare of Titusville, Florida; special aunt: Zulema Hutcheson of Titusville, Florida; and a host of extended family & dear friends. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Fraker Funeral Home in Kingston with a Celebration of Life following. Entombment will follow at Roane Memorial Gardens. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of arrangements.