Martha Catherine Byrd Bessman, 92, of Green Mountain, IA, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook, IA, while under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 14, 2014, at Chapel United Methodist Church, in rural Gladbrook, IA. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W Main St., Marshalltown. A memorial has been established in her name. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.