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Martha Wallace Sizemore

SoVaNow.com / December 30, 2010
Martha Wallace Sizemore of South Boston died December 28, 2010 at Seasons at The Woodview. Born in Ziesing, W.Va. on Aug. 9, 1923, she was 87 at the time of her death.

She was the Retired Benefits Coordinator for the Social Security Administration and was a World War II Army veteran. She attended McCanless Memorial United Methodist Church and was charter member of the Women in Military Service for the American Memorial Foundation in Washington, DC. Her name is shown on the Memorial’s Historic Roll of Honor Membership #364135. She was also a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Gold Star Wives of America, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Town & Country Senior Citizens, and attended Penn State University and was a hospital volunteer.

Mrs. Sizemore is survived by two sons, James E. Sizemore and wife Deborah B. of South Boston and Michael B. Sizemore and wife, Andrea C. of Halifax, grandchildren, Tracey S. Krempl and husband, Jason of Richmond, Christopher B. Sizemore and Allyson C. Sizemore, both of Halifax and a great grandchild. Ella Grace Krempl. She is also survived by a sister, Patty Rathfelder and husband, Tom of Sarasota, Fl. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Sizemore, her parents, Harry M. Wallace and Evna Groghan Wallace, a sister, Glenna Bradford and a brother, Harry M. Wallace Jr.

A graveside service for Mrs. Sizemore will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. at Grassy Creek Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday night from 7-8:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of Jim and Deborah Sizemore, 503 Merritt St., South Boston.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the Alzheimers Association, Southwestern Virginia Chapter, 6340 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502 or http://www.aiz.org.

On-line condolences may be made at http://www.brooksfhinc.com.

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