2009-02-19 / Obituaries


Martharine Wilson Holberg, 89, a native of Walker Springs died Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at Cogburn Health and Rehabilitation Center in Mobile.

Holberg was a longtime resident of Chickasaw prior to entering the health care facility,

She was a member of Chickasaw First Baptist Church where she caught Sunday School.

She was a former seamstress at Gayfers and Raphael's in Mobile.

Survivors include four children, Joseph Holberg Sr. of Pensacola, Fla. and Charles Holberg, Gregory Holberg and Janet Holberg Garcia, all of Mobile; one sister, Juanita Wilson Donaghey of Woodbridge, Va.; eight grandchildren; and a number of greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Scott Wilson and Luthel Peavy Wilson Matthews; sisters, Beryl Wilson Goodman and Sherry Wilson Quinn; brothers, Brennan Wilson and Judson Wilson; daughter, Marita Holberg and granddaughter, Laura Holberg.

She was laid to rest at Mobile Memorial Gardens on Friday, February 13, 2009.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 900 Western America Circle, Mobile, AL 36600; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.


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