Martha Mae Wortham

Published 10:36 am Thursday, September 8, 2016

Martha Mae Wortham, 83, died Sept. 5, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Thaxton. A longtime Walmart employee and pastor, she grew up in Calhoun City.

Visitation will be at the Church of the Living God in Thaxton from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday with funeral services at the church at 10 a.m. Saturday with interment to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Wortham; a daughter, Shelley Ruth Boles; and a son, Michael Lee Wortham.

Survivors include daughters Mary Crudup and Donna Fisher, both of Thaxton; sons Robert Lee Wortham of Oxford, Calvin Wortham of Thaxton, and Quay Lee Wortham of Thaxton; a sister, Peggy Jane Woodard of Detroit, Michigan; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.