Martha Jo Stoltz, 95, formerly of Longwood, Florida, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 4, 2023. She passed surrounded by her loving family while under the compassionate care at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Martha was born in Humboldt, Tennessee on May 9, 1927, a daughter to the late Leonard S. and Kathleen Garrett Hamilton. In her younger years she was a waitress at the Milan Arsenal where she met her husband, James Glen Payne. Martha was a former shop owner of Things Consignment Store in Longwood, FL, and was a homemaker. Most recently Martha and her daughter had made their home in Medina, TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, James Glen Payne; second husband, Charles Stoltz; brother, Rene S. Hamilton; sisters, Vivian F. Estes and Mary Lynn Downey.
Forever cherishing their memories of Martha are her daughter, Glenda Payne of Medina, TN; son, Darryl Payne and wife Deni of Roanoke, VA; sister, Betty Ann Strayhorn and husband James of Medina, TN; grandchild, Rachel Nunlist and husband Dave; former daughter-in-law, Sally Coleman.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023, at Longwood Memorial Gardens, 929 N. Grant St., Longwood, Florida with Clergy, Mike Caroline officiating.