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Martha Lou Holtzworth

December 24, 1924 February 19, 2019
Martha Lou Holtzworth
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Martha Lou Holtzworth, 94, of Williamstown, WV passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 24, 1924 in Clarksburg, WV to the late Aubrey Gale and Sarah Ruth Matthew Lambert.
Martha taught in the Wood County School System before retiring. She was a life member of the First Presbyterian Church in Williamstown, WV where she served as a deacon and elder and was involved in the Women's Association, she also served as coordinator of the Franciscan Meals in Williamstown.
Martha is survived by her son, John Holtzworth (Rebecca); daughters, Sarah Vandenberg (David), and Harriet Collins (Patrick); granddaughters, Erin Vandenberg (Ali Gokpinar), Ellen and Emilie Vandenberg, Martha (Marz) and Adrienne Holtzworth and Leah Tribett (Justin); grandsons, Jack Holtzworth and Daniel Colliins (Amy); great grandchildren, Ambrose and Daegan Tribett.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Howard E. Holtzworth II(9/24/1987); son, Charles Holtzworth (2/4/2014); a brother Jack Arthur Lambert and an infant daughter, Mary Esther.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church, 314 W 5th St, Williamstown, WV 26187 with Rev. Elizabeth Campbell Maleke and Rev. Ken Calebaugh officiating. Burial to follow in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 - 7 PM on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, OH 45750.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Martha's caregivers, to Housecalls Hospice, and to the friends and neighbors for their care and support.
Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
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