Martha Jane Sjostrom, of Louisa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at her home.
She was born in Waynesboro, VA, on October 24, 1956, and grew up in the New Hope Community.
She is pre-deceased by her parents: John S. Sjostrom & Nancy Harris Sjostrom
Martha was an active participant in the Louisa USTA Tennis League; she has been employed by Carpenter Co. in Louisa, for over 25 years, an avid walker and gardner; and had a beloved cat Woody”. She attended Monument Heights Baptist Church.
She received her BBA & MBA from James Madison University.
Survivors include her sister: Mary Williams and husband Jeff of Harrisonburg; one brother: John Sjostrom and wife Bonnie of Glen Allen; two nieces: Carey Williams of Harrisonburg; Julie Sjostrom of Glen Allen; one nephew: Everett Sjostrom of Glen Allen; dear family friend Millicent “Dee” Barrett of Louisa.
A graveside service will be held 3:00 P.M. Saturday January 10 2009 at Elk Creek Baptist Church Cemetery 5616 Kentucky Springs Road Mineral VA 23117 The Rev. Dr. Denny Burnette will officiate.
A memorial service will be held 7:00 P.M. Saturday January 10 2009 at Monument Heights Baptist Church 5716 Monument Avenue Louisa VA 23226 Dr. Randy C. Clipp will officiate.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to: American Diabetes Association 2800 Parham Road Louisa VA 23201.
Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.