Martha Blizzard (BLYTHE, Ga.)

BLYTHE, Ga. - Martha Jane Council Blizzard, 61, loving wife of Christopher Charles Blizzard, entered into rest Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at her residence. Funeral services will be at 2:00PM on Friday, July 17, 2009 at Blythe Baptist Church, where she will lie in state one hour prior to services. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 16, 2009 from 6:00-8:00PM at James Funeral Home. Martha was a lifelong resident of Blythe and was an active member of the Blythe Baptist Church. She had a great love for children and animals. Martha will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Joseph and Lula Trowbridge Council; her brother, Andrew S. Council; and her sister, Barbara Ann Council. Survivors include her children, Angela Martin Lee, Alexander Shelby Martin, and Gordon Scott Martin, Sr.; five grandchildren, Gordon Scott Martin, Jr., Ashley Lee, Sarah Lee, Carolyn Lee and Chris Lee; and her three sisters, Peggy C. Jordan, Alice C. Reeves, and Rosalee C. Bertucci. Pallbearers will be Victor Bertucci, Jr., Victor Bertucci, III, Jimmy Blizzard, Lee Cason, Carl Jordan, Tommy McGlohon, Larry Reeves, Sr., and Jeff Taylor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blythe Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 300, Blythe, GA 30805-0300. James Funeral Home -Wrens, GA Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 16, 2009