Martha Louise Weatherford, 84, of Litchfield, passed away on Fri., Jan. 4, 2019 at 8:50 a.m. in Carlinville Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Carlinville. She was born on Feb. 9, 1934 in Loami, IL, a daughter of William Herman & Viola Belle (Hughes) Stockamp. Martha waitressed at The Garden & Fazio’s in Benld, as well as Maverick in Litchfield. She was a waitress at Ponderosa in Litchfield until she retired. She was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Martha enjoyed pinochle, bingo, & playing cards. She volunteered her time at Mt. Zion, Meals on Wheels, the Litchfield Food Pantry, and the Red Cross. Martha loved her family. She babysat most of her grandchildren and enjoyed watching them play their sports. Martha married Russell Dean Weatherford on Sept. 5, 1987. He preceded her in death on July 15, 2004. She is survived by:
1 son, Steve L. (Cindy) Wolfe of Farmersville
2 daughters, Marsha L. Kelly of Litchfield
Sharon K. (Rick) Law of Gillespie
1 sister, Pauline Scott of Litchfield
Martha was preceded in death by her parents; husband Russell; 2 sons, William C. Wolfe; Harry “Jim” Wolfe; 2 brothers, Loren Stockamp; Robert Stockamp; 2 sisters, Marian Gerl; Florence Furlow; grandson, Michael A. Rosentretor, Jr.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Rev. Cynthia Munker will officiate and burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. The family suggests memorials to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church or to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Mt. Zion Lutheran Church
824 North Monroe St., Litchfield IL 62056
Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville FL 32256