Martha Fowler Whitehead, 83, of Darlington Heights entered the gates of Heaven on February 27, 2016. She was born in the Throck Community at home on November 27, 1932. She was one of six children born to the late Hillard and Ola Allen Fowler. Martha was preceded in death by her siblings Hillard, Dan, Frank, Billy and Susan. Martha Fowler married James Henry Whitehead on December 25, 1951. From this union were born 2 children, Janet Whitehead Magruder(Buster) and James Dale Whitehead(Carol Warren). She had 3 grandchildren - Angela Robinson Camp (Tom), Brock Robinson (Ashley) and Anna Whitehead; 8 great-grandchildren - Trevor, Jalynn, Caleb and Brooklynn Camp; Auden, Kamri and Haven Robinson; Rhoda Whitehead Karubian. She was a member of Pamplin Chapter #58 Order Of The Eastern Star and Spring Creek Baptist Church. Martha had many passions such as hunting, fishing, cooking, canning, gardening, farming, quilting and sewing but she was best known for her musical talents. Martha loved singing and playing both the piano and guitar. She shared this talent every opportunity she could. She was the adult choir director for many years and the pianist for her beloved church.
Martha leaves behind several special brother and sister-n-laws Nancy and Marie Fowler; Larry and Barbara Whitehead. She also had several very special nieces and nephews – Allen, Mark, Dean, Ronnie and Donnie Fowler; Kim Whitehead Butler; Sandy Fowler Yeatts and Dean Whitehead.
The family would like to thank Martha's dedicated caregiver, Deborah Wade, for the many hours and love she showed to our beloved mother and granny.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2:00PM in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 1:00PM – 2:00PM before the service.
Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.