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Martha Ann Walker Stewart Lavinder Fields

March 19, 1934 ~ January 7, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Martha Ann Walker Stewart Lavinder Fields, 88, passed away January 7, 2023 at her home in Indianapolis.  She was born March 19, 1934 in Salem, VA, the daughter of the late Jennings and Annabelle Wood Walker.  Martha was preceded in death by husbands, Joseph Clay Stewart, Jr., and Kyle F. Lavinder; her brother, Julian Walker; and sisters, Katherine Walker Burnette, Irma Jean Walker Boothe, and Patricia A. Walker Ibrahim.

Martha is survived by her husband, G. Thomas “Tom” Fields; her daughter, Donna Barger (Tim) of Vinton, VA; and sons, Barry Stewart (Julie) of Shawsville, VA and Brian Stewart (Vivian) of Roanoke, VA.  Also surviving is her sister, Mary Walker Snow; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Martha was a homemaker and enjoyed family and friends.  She was a member of Franklin Road Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Lotz Funeral Homes, 1303 E. Main St., Salem, with visitation there Friday, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.   Burial will take place at Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Martha’s name to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.  

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January 13, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

Funeral Service
January 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Lotz Funeral Home Salem
1330 E. Main St
Salem, VA 24153


Evergreen Burial Park

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