Martha W. Melton

December 20, 1929 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 90)


Martha W. Melton, age 90, of Ijamsville, Maryland, wife of the late William K. Melton, passed away at home Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Born December 20, 1929 in Switzer, SC. She was the daughter of the late Earnest and Inez (Hendrix) Walden.

Martha attended Woodruff High School in Spartanburg, SC.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC in 1952, and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi.  Martha was a member of Hyattstown Methodist Church.  She volunteered for Frederick Memorial Hospital form 2000 to 2015 at the Intensive Care Unit Desk.

Martha, known to many as “Mom Mom” enjoyed gardening, attending church, and most of all cherished her time with family.

She is survived by sons Ben and wife Debbie of Damascus, MD; Gene and wife Cindy of Ijamsville MD; and Greg of Ijamsville, MD. Grandchildren:  Rachael, Michael, Kim, Matt, Marla, April, Kristy, Gavin, Emily and Travis; Fourteen great grandchildren; a sister-in-law Joyce, and five nephews.

She is preceded in death by her late husband “Daddy Bill” and a brother Joe Walden.

  Private graveside services and Interment will be held Friday, December 18, 2020 at Montgomery Methodist Cemetery, Damascus, MD.  Due to COVID 19 restrictions anyone attending is required to wear a face covering or mask.

The family expresses special gratitude for the team of Visiting Angel caregivers that devoted the last seven and a half years to Martha; and to Hospice of Frederick County for their services.  Most notably, we are eternally grateful for the compassionate dedication by May Bumgarner, her most special Angel

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Hyattstown Methodist Church or Hospice of Frederick County Maryland.

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