The Times West Virginian

November 28, 2013

Martha Greathouse


Times West Virginian

— Martha Mae Greathouse of Chestertown, Md., died on Saturday (Nov. 23, 2013), with her family in Randallstown, Md.  

Born on Feb. 16, 1944 in Wallace, she was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Nellie P. Currence. She moved to Maryland to raise her family. Ms. Greathouse worked as a caregiver at the Kent Center in Chestertown. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening and spending time with her dog Taco.

Ms. Greathouse is survived by four daughters, Gerry Lee Foskey of Bridgeville, Del., Kimberly Kay Hopkins of Towson, Md., Cheryl Lynn Bryant of Chestertown, Md., and Genea Kay Smith of Palmer, Ark.; one son, Thomas Benjamin Hopkins of Bridgeville, Del.; a sister, Cathy Baker of Ocean City, Md.; two brothers, Wilson Currence of Fredericksburg, Ohio, and Joe Currence of Richmond, Va., 18 grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Nellie Currence of Ambrose, Virginia Davis of West Virginia, Genevieve Rogers of West Virginia, Violet Slayton of Baltimore, Md., and Ruth Horne of Florida; and a brother, Clinton Currence of Wheeling.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, at 6 p.m. at Darlene’s Tavern located at 5124 Sudlersville Road, Sudlersville, Md. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Genea Smith at Centreville National Bank, 899 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620 to defray medical and funeral expenses.

Interment will be private.

Arrangements by: Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. 130 Speer Road, Chestertown, MD. www.fhnfuneralhome.com.