Mrs. Martha P. Gholson, 91, of 10711 Courthouse Road, Dinwiddie, Va., entered into the gates of heaven on May 25, 2014. She was a native of Dinwiddie and the daughter of the late Logan and Goldie Stewart. She attended school in Dinwiddie County. At an early age she confessed Christ and joined the Center Star Baptist Church, Dinwiddie, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Gholson, and six siblings, Nannie, Lucy, Louise, Mary, Logan and Scott. She was a domestic worker in the Dinwiddie area.
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She leaves to cherish her memory: four devoted nieces, Myrtle Mallory (Lawrence), whom she resided with in Dinwiddie, Deloris Weaver of Dinwiddie, Brenda Starke (Wayne) of McKenney, Theresa Pendleton (Leonard) of Chesterfield; one sister-in-law, Lillian Stewart; two brothers-in-law, Freddie Gholson (Bertha), Lawrence Gholson (Glen); and a number of devoted nieces and nephews, and three generations of great-nieces and nephews, and a loving dog, Brice.
She had two devoted caretakers, Stephanie and Carolyn Spencer and some devoted neighbors and thanks to Southside Regional staff, Health South and Dinwiddie Health and Rehabilitation.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Center Star Baptist Church, Dinwiddie, with the pastor, the Rev. Dr. Jimmie Walker Sr., officiating. The burial will follow at the Dabney Family Cemetery, Sutherland, Va. Public viewing will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the Petersburg chapel.
Funeral arrangements are the direction of the Joseph M. Johnson and Son Funeral Home, 530 South Sycamore St., Petersburg, 804-863-4411.
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Published in The Progress-Index from May 26 to May 29, 2014