Martha Jo Hamilton McCulloch
April 8, 1971 -
June 21, 2014

Visitation

June 22, 2014
4 - 8 p.m.

Service 

June 23, 2014
10 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Martha Jo Hamilton McCulloch, age 43, of Fayetteville will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. at Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Todd Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery. Mrs. McCulloch passed away Saturday morning at her residence after a hard fought battle with breast cancer.

A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Martha Len Hamilton of Fayetteville. She was an active and devoted 4th grade teacher at Unity School and music director at Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church. She was very active with the Lincoln County High School baseball and softball programs with her children as well as other activities throughout their lives. Martha Jo was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, daughter and sister but most importantly, she was God’s child.

Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband Phil McCulloch of Fayetteville, children Wheeler McCulloch, Mattie McCulloch, Hannah McCulloch all of Fayetteville, sister Melissa Bryant and husband Chris of Adams, TN, grandmother Lenora Weakley of Huntsville, AL, father and mother-in-law Jim and Glenda McCulloch of Decatur, AL, sisters-in-law Dana Barry and husband Walt of Douglasville, GA, Leslie Ivey and husband Richard of Birmingham, AL, 3 nieces and 3 nephews.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 4 – 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Family Life Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church Music Fund.

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19 Comments

  1. Bandie Smith Powell

    My prayers are with you all. Such a beautiful person and well loved. May God help you all in your time of loss.

    Reply
  2. Ola Archer

    There are no words – to the entire family, may God wrap his wonderful hands around each of you and give you confort during the grieving process. My deepest sympathies in your loss. Ola Archer, Elora

    Reply
  3. Wade & Sharon Williams

    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you today & for weeks to come. God needed another angel to play music. She was a great teacher at Unity and will be missed by so many. She was so proud of her children and was always at the fund raisers, to support them, helping in whatever needed to be done. We are thinking and praying for you in this very difficult time in your life. God Bless you.

    Reply
  4. Stephanie Sharp

    I am so sad to hear of Martha Jo’s passing, she was always such a sweet person and loved by everyone. I wil be praying for your family.

    Reply
  5. Monica Mashburn

    Melissa and Family of Martha Jo-

    We are thinking of you all during this sad time of loss. Martha Jo was such an inspiration and a strong fighter. May God comfort you all.

    Monica

    Reply
  6. Linda Mullins

    So very sorry for your loss. May God and the memories you hold close in your heart comfort you in the days ahead. God Bless!!

    Reply
  7. Lori Williams & Family

    Phil, Wheeler, Hannah & Mattie,
    What a wonderful Christian, wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and teacher Martha Jo was here on this earth. She was an inspiration to me and everyone that knew her. I am thankful for being blessed by knowing her and am confident that we will all be rejoined again some day. You all are very special in that you loved her and took very good care of her while she was sick. Praying for your comfort during this time. Much love.

    Reply
  8. Kathy Smith

    God be with you during your time of sorrow. Kathy and Tommy Smith Gina and Thomas Slatton

    Reply
  9. Alice Jones

    To the family of Martha Jo, my love and prayers go out to you for comfort in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  10. SANDRA CHUNN

    Please accept my condolences for your devastating loss. I know from all the comments that Martha Jo had a world of friends. I know from reading the posts that she was a wonderful lady. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless her family.

    Reply
  11. clc7h1991

    I will always be grateful for the time I got to spend with her. And I am thankful for all the help she gave me while I was learning to play the piano. She will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  12. Lori Ann Hill Anderton

    To the family of Martha Jo , may the lord comfort you during this time of sorry..

    Reply
  13. marcella scott

    we will miss you and you are the best teacher ever and in school if I need help you would help me you were so nice sweet and kind and smart your kids are lucky to have a mom like you love Kyla Curtis AND Krista Curtis

    Reply
  14. amy pitts

    you left a loving remarkable kindness to everyone you met..dance in heaven while the angels sing..love amy pitts and family

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  15. marcella scott

    We will miss you very much Ms. McCulloch. You were the best 4th grade teacher. Love Kyla Curtis.

    Reply
  16. Kathy Talley

    Heaven gained an angel this morning. It is with deep regret that I share my condolences and sympathy to each of you her family. She fought an admirable battle against this disease and her true faith in God was exhibited in every way. My thoughts and prayers with all of her family will be with you in the days ahead. Seek relief from your pain in his scriptures and the support of so many around you during this time.

    Reply
  17. JILL DURHAM

    Martha Jo was such as precious soul who touch everyone she ever met. I first met her when we worked together at home health many years ago. I remember how much the patients loved her for the love and kindness she always showed them. I was blessed to be able to remain friends with her throughout the years. I pray for God’s comfort for all of those who are hurting from the loss of this dear sweet soul. Heaven rejoiced this morning when it gained this beautiful angel!

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  18. Trent Rutkowski and family

    The family will be in all our prayers. She will be missed.

    Reply
  19. Jack E. Smith

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I was not acquainted with Martha Jo but quite familiar with her dad Joseph and her aunt Charlene who was a classmate when we graduated from Boonshill Highschool.

    Reply

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19 Comments

  1. Bandie Smith Powell

    My prayers are with you all. Such a beautiful person and well loved. May God help you all in your time of loss.

    Reply
  2. Ola Archer

    There are no words – to the entire family, may God wrap his wonderful hands around each of you and give you confort during the grieving process. My deepest sympathies in your loss. Ola Archer, Elora

    Reply
  3. Wade & Sharon Williams

    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you today & for weeks to come. God needed another angel to play music. She was a great teacher at Unity and will be missed by so many. She was so proud of her children and was always at the fund raisers, to support them, helping in whatever needed to be done. We are thinking and praying for you in this very difficult time in your life. God Bless you.

    Reply
  4. Stephanie Sharp

    I am so sad to hear of Martha Jo’s passing, she was always such a sweet person and loved by everyone. I wil be praying for your family.

    Reply
  5. Monica Mashburn

    Melissa and Family of Martha Jo-

    We are thinking of you all during this sad time of loss. Martha Jo was such an inspiration and a strong fighter. May God comfort you all.

    Monica

    Reply
  6. Linda Mullins

    So very sorry for your loss. May God and the memories you hold close in your heart comfort you in the days ahead. God Bless!!

    Reply
  7. Lori Williams & Family

    Phil, Wheeler, Hannah & Mattie,
    What a wonderful Christian, wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and teacher Martha Jo was here on this earth. She was an inspiration to me and everyone that knew her. I am thankful for being blessed by knowing her and am confident that we will all be rejoined again some day. You all are very special in that you loved her and took very good care of her while she was sick. Praying for your comfort during this time. Much love.

    Reply
  8. Kathy Smith

    God be with you during your time of sorrow. Kathy and Tommy Smith Gina and Thomas Slatton

    Reply
  9. Alice Jones

    To the family of Martha Jo, my love and prayers go out to you for comfort in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  10. SANDRA CHUNN

    Please accept my condolences for your devastating loss. I know from all the comments that Martha Jo had a world of friends. I know from reading the posts that she was a wonderful lady. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless her family.

    Reply
  11. clc7h1991

    I will always be grateful for the time I got to spend with her. And I am thankful for all the help she gave me while I was learning to play the piano. She will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  12. Lori Ann Hill Anderton

    To the family of Martha Jo , may the lord comfort you during this time of sorry..

    Reply
  13. marcella scott

    we will miss you and you are the best teacher ever and in school if I need help you would help me you were so nice sweet and kind and smart your kids are lucky to have a mom like you love Kyla Curtis AND Krista Curtis

    Reply
  14. amy pitts

    you left a loving remarkable kindness to everyone you met..dance in heaven while the angels sing..love amy pitts and family

    Reply
  15. marcella scott

    We will miss you very much Ms. McCulloch. You were the best 4th grade teacher. Love Kyla Curtis.

    Reply
  16. Kathy Talley

    Heaven gained an angel this morning. It is with deep regret that I share my condolences and sympathy to each of you her family. She fought an admirable battle against this disease and her true faith in God was exhibited in every way. My thoughts and prayers with all of her family will be with you in the days ahead. Seek relief from your pain in his scriptures and the support of so many around you during this time.

    Reply
  17. JILL DURHAM

    Martha Jo was such as precious soul who touch everyone she ever met. I first met her when we worked together at home health many years ago. I remember how much the patients loved her for the love and kindness she always showed them. I was blessed to be able to remain friends with her throughout the years. I pray for God’s comfort for all of those who are hurting from the loss of this dear sweet soul. Heaven rejoiced this morning when it gained this beautiful angel!

    Reply
  18. Trent Rutkowski and family

    The family will be in all our prayers. She will be missed.

    Reply
  19. Jack E. Smith

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I was not acquainted with Martha Jo but quite familiar with her dad Joseph and her aunt Charlene who was a classmate when we graduated from Boonshill Highschool.

    Reply

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