Martha Jane Sult (Johnson) 80, passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2021, in Lakeland, FL. Her daughters Patricia and Mary Beth were at her side.
Martha was born in Ansted, WV, to Francis Elizabeth and James Franklin Johnson. She had one sister, Luanna, and 2 brothers, Bob and James Edward. Martha grew up in Falls View, WV, and attended Gauley Bridge High School, Marshall University and very proudly graduated from Sinclair Community College in 1988 in Dayton, Oh. She held many positions over the years — secretary at Gauley Bridge High School, office manager at RESA IV in Fayetteville, WV, office manager of several construction companies and secretary at Edgewater Methodist Church in Port Charlotte, FL. She also held many Omega Province and chapter offices in her beloved Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority. Martha was ultra organized and always knew where the comma went and where to end a sentence.
Martha had 3 daughters, Patricia, Mary Beth and Cindy, with ex husband Bob Sult. Martha loved her family, playing cards (her money bag will be divided among fellow card players), traveling, going on cruises, road trips with Lou and Beth, the beach, The Martin and Massey Families, the Johnson family and all of her Sigma Phi Gamma sisters. She is survived by her sister Luanna, brother James Edward, 2 daughters, Patricia(Lisa), Mary Beth(Ed), 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, with 2 more on the way, many nieces and nephews and many friends who will miss her dearly. She is predeceased by both parents, her brother Bob, and daughter Cindy.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, 1727 Bartow Rd., Lakeland. All are welcome. Masks will be required inside the chapel.
Martha is currently breathing easy, has 13 cards in her hand with 3 runs in a game with Aunt Gene and Dick and is cowlick free. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.
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