Mrs. Martha Council Thrift, 97, formerly of Pittsboro, died March 24, 2010 at Genesis Eldercare Center in Mooresville, NC.
Born in Chatham County on August 4, 1912, Mrs. Thrift was the daughter of Matthew Council and Dora Thomas Council. She was a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church and retired from Chatham Mills.
Surviving are her Son and Daughter in Law, David and Betty Thrift of Terrell; Grandchildren, Robert Thrift and Ame Tilley of Surry County; Great-grandchildren, Victoria Tilley, Megan Hodges, Dawson Payne, Natilie Payne. She was preceded by her parents; husband; brothers, John, William, Ed, Paul, Louis; sisters, Mary Council, Jessie Wright and Annie Mae Perkins.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday at Hall-Wynne, Griffin Chapel in Pittsboro with Pastor Chris Gambos presiding. Interment will follow in Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Saturday.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hallwynne.com, Select “Obituaries”.
Arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Griffin Chapel, of Pittsboro.