Martha Whitman
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Obituary of Martha Hall Whitman

Passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 surrounded by her family.


Preceded in death, husband, J.B. Whitman in 2001.


Survived by son, Jimmy (Laura) Whitman; daughters, Marsha (Charlie) Herndon and Amy (Tom) Dixon; brother, Dave (Lynda) Hall; sisters, Shirley Wilkinson, Margaret Faulks, Linda (Tom) Blizzard and Janie (Wayne) Wall; grandchildren, Emily (Adam) Johnson, Chad (Katie) Herndon, Rachel Dixon, Hannah Dixon, Jacob Whitman, Hailey Whitman, Caroline Whitman and Daniel Whitman; four great-grandchildren.


Despite the cancer that ravaged her body, she maintained her sense of humor, love and concern for others, sharpness of mind, joyful spirit and an attitude of gratitude.  She demonstrated amazing grace and courage throughout this difficult journey based upon an unwavering faith in her Creator and a relationship with Jesus Christ.


Sharing of Memories will be 4 - 8 PM Thursday and one hour prior to service at the church. 

Life Celebration Service will be 11 AM Friday, March 15, 2019 Northside Church of Christ, 1375 Old Hickory Blvd.  Interment, Springfield Memorial Gardens.


Active Casketbearers: Chad Herndon, Jacob Whitman, Daniel Whitman, Adam Johnson, Bill Walls and Jason Caudill.


Honorary Casketbearers: Nephews; Tony Webster, Randy Webster, Steve Webster, Dennis Williams, Rusty Faulks, David Faulks, David Hall, Scott Hall, Brian Blizzard, Mike Wall, Chris Thomas, Randy Whitman, Jeff Whitman and Steve McClaran.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations  to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital OR TN Prison Outreach Ministries.