Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 26, 2009
WINDSOR — Martha H. Wellons, 72, of 9418 Central Hill Road, Windsor, entered into eternal rest and peace Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Riverside Convalescent Center, Smithfield. She was a native of Isle of Wight County and was daughter of the late Floyd Hill Sr. and Eva Hall Hill and the widow of Herman Lee Wellons Sr. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Hill and Floyd Hill Jr.
Mrs. Wellons attended the Isle of Wight Training School. She was retired from Gwaltney Meat Company. She was a member of Mt. Olive Holiness Church, Windsor, where she was a Senior Usher, Sunday School teacher, member of the Kitchen Committee, Hospitality Committee and Vice President of the Missionary Ministry.
She leaves a legacy of love and precious memories to her three daughters, Tammy Rawls (Terry), of Carrsville, Dana Cary (Robert) and Wendy Johnson (Morse), of Smithfield; five sons, Herman Wellons Jr. (Erica), of Windsor, Michael Wellons (Charlotte), of Smithfield, Shelton Wellons, of Windsor, Steve Wellons (Karen), of Smithfield and Allen Wellons (Donna), of Newport News; two sisters, Mary Warren (John), of Ivor, Eva Pearl Clinton (Ernest), of Baltimore, Md. and Virginia Wise, of Smithfield; 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law; goddaughter, Dyphia Finney; devoted friend, Christine Booker; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Her homegoing will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, officiated by Elder William Felton. Interment will be in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery, Ivor. Visitation will be Monday from noon to 4 p.m. at Crocker Funeral Home, Suffolk and from 5 to 8 p.m. at Mt. Olive Holiness Church, 17136 Mt. Olive Ave., Windsor. Family and friends will be received at other times at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Wellons, 13449 Melissa Drive, Smithfield. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.