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Martha Lamberson
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Mrs. Martha Lamberson, a homemaker of the Defeated Creek Community and a longtime resident of the Temperance Hall Community, died at the age of 83 at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening October 25, 2016 with her loving family and many friends at her bedside at the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage.


She had made her home at Kindred since August 17, 2016.


Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted on Friday morning October 28th at 11 a.m. with Mrs. Lamberson’s pastor Bro. Jimmy Gregory officiating. Burial followed in the Gordonsville Cemetery.


The seventh of thirteen children, she was born Martha Lee House in the Temperance Hall Community on December 3, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Condle Dosson House who died February 19, 1978 at the age of 77 and Mary Lillian Close House who died November 7, 1972 at the age of 72


Seven siblings preceded her in death, Robert Lee House, James D. House, Fred Dosson House, Sarah Evelyn House Nokes, Ova Lorene House Campbell and Minnie Frances House Miller.


On January 14, 1950 Mrs. Martha was united in marriage to William Homer “Bill” Lamberson. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2003 at the age of 76 following fifty three years of marriage.


Mrs. Lamberson attended Gordonsville High School and worked a short time for the Alexander Garment Co.


She was a loyal member of the Peyton Creek Baptist Church at Monoville.


Surviving is her daughter, Sandra Lamberson Martin and husband Jackie of the Defeated Creek Community, two grandchildren, Jason Martin and wife Kelli Petty Martin of Defeated Creek and their sons, Eli, Ty, and Riley Martin, Neely Martin Oldham and husband Matt Oldham also of Defeated Creek & their children, Jackson and Cassie Oldham; three sisters, Drucie Mai Midgett, Mary Louise House and Haley Jewel House all of Smithville; three brothers, Billy Freeman House and wife Susan of Smithville, Leland Carter House and wife Sue of Alexandria, Douglas Patton House and wife Dinah of Liberty.


The family requests memorials to either the Peyton Creek Baptist Church or the Easton Goad Foundation.




Sanders Funeral Home, was in charge of the arrangements.






Smithville, TN


November 2, 2016