Martha F. Willoughby

Published 9:58 am Thursday, November 3, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – Mrs. Martha Ann Felton Willoughby, age 87, formerly of Ahoskie, NC, passed away on September 14, 2016.



Mrs. Willoughby was born on December 15, 1928 to George L. and Mary Frances Willoughby in Hertford County, NC. Ann has always been a hard worker, from a waitress with American Cruise Lines, to owning her own beauty shop, to retiring as a real estate broker. She enjoyed going out dancing as often as she could. Ann loved her family and had a gift of love for clothes, shoes, and jewelry, and flowers.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Joshua Henry Felton, and her brothers, William Preston, Robert Lee, and George L. Willoughby.

Martha has many cousins, loving friends in Florida and North Carolina, and extended family members that will cherish her memory.

A celebration of life graveside memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the Ahoskie Cemetery, Ahoskie, NC, with the Rev. Greg Hurdle officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Willoughby family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting