Martha Thompson Sitterson, age 74, of Dolphin, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Archer and Willena Whitfield Thompson. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ashby L. Sitterson; a son, John Edward Sitterson and wife, Jo Anne; a daughter, Pamela S. Townsend and husband, Alan; grandchildren, Grant, Ryan, Hope, Ashley, and Anthony; a great-grandson, Ben Jr.; and a sister, Janice Thompson Brinson and husband, Ferrell.

Mrs. Sitterson was very devoted to her family and an excellent cook. She enjoyed watching hummingbirds but was especially fond of her dogs, Heidi, Scout, and Diamond. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3630 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Condolences may be expressed at