Martha Ann Burroughs Ashberry, 79, of Port Haywood, Virginia, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021.
Martha owned and operated “Martha Ann’s House of Flowers,” served as a manager for Walmart in their crafts and floral department, and also worked at Island Stop in Port Haywood.
She loved cooking and making wreaths but, most importantly, she loved her God and her family with her whole heart. Martha Ann was a giving, caring person who loved helping those in need.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lemuel and Ellen Burroughs.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John W. Ashberry Sr.; her children, John W. (JJ) Ashberry Jr. (Theresa), Renee Edwards (Neal), Kevin Ashberry (Tara), Teresa Thornton (Mike) and Michael Ewell (Susan); grandchildren, Wesley, Phillip (Jill), Brad (Blair), Courtney (Bubba), K.C., Kyle, Tori, Asher, Chloe, and Mindy; great-grandchildren, Aidan, Lilly, Hailey, and Blake; a brother, Henry Burroughs; a brother-in-law, Vernon Ashberry, and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family received friends on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Fellowship Church, Cobbs Creek, Virginia, with burial to follow at St. Paul Annex, Susan, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha Ann’s memory to Amy’s Missions, Amy Ashberry, 138 Godfrey Bay Road, Cobbs Creek, Va. 23035, to the Helping the Homeless, 7745 Kelly Ave., Gloucester, Va. 23061 or to your favorite charity.