Martha Jane Tucker Gochenour, 91, of Woodstock, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2012 at her home. She was born May 28, 1920 in Stokesville, VA daughter of the late Carey M. Tucker and Elsie Humphries Tucker. Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur S. Gochenour whom she married on October 7, 1939; sisters, Bonnie Simmons, Ruby Cleveland, Elizabeth Sherman; brothers, Samuel Tucker and Lewis Tucker; granddaughter, Tena Miller and a great granddaughter.
She is survived by her brother, Emmitt Tucker of Winchester; children, Gloria Wakeman and husband Linden of Woodstock, Carolyn Uplegger and Dianne Gochenour of Salem, Oregon, Donald Gochenour and wife Pam of Beltsville, Maryland, Althea Heishman and husband Larry of Fort Valley; seven grandsons, one granddaughter, ten great grandchildren and two great-great granddaughters.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church at Fairview, Woodstock, VA.
Contributions may be made to American Red Cross, 314 S. Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 or Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.