Martha H. Bedsole, 82, died Thursday, August 17, 2023. Martha was born December 4, 1941 to Maynard and Minnie Mae Holder in Jackson where she was a lifelong resident and member of McCann's United Methodist Church. She also played piano and organ for McCann's from the tender age of 15. Martha had worked as a registered nurse at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital for over 14 years prior to retirement and had been a committed volunteer with the First United Methodist Church Food Ministry in partnership with Feeding the Gulf Coast for nearly 7 years. She was a multitalented lady who enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening - oh, how she loved seeing the beauty of the Lord's work in her flower bed! Martha was also skilled with puzzles, particularly crosswords and sudoku. She will be deeply missed by her beloved family and friends.
Martha is preceded in death by her parents, Maynard and Minnie Mae Holder.
She is survived by her children, Mendy Boldin (Mark) and Clint Odom (Heather); grandchildren, Drake Odom, Drew Odom, Carter Odom, Marlee Odom, Lauren Boldin, Morgan Boldin and Cadee Odom; siblings, Evelyn Carpenter and Earline Pearce; bonus daughter, Bridget Odom as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held Monday, August 21, 2023 at Lathan Funeral Home, Jackson. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the memorial service begins at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Brian Jemison officiating.