Martha Scarboro Amerson

June 18, 1946 ~ April 21, 2021 (age 74)

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Mrs. Martha Scarboro Amerson, 74, of Walterboro, S.C. passed away Wednesday evening, April 21, 2021 at Colleton Medical Center.  She was the widow of the late Terven “Poppy” Amerson.

Born June 18, 1946 in Swainsboro, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Lonzie Scarboro and Madie Henry Scarboro.  She was an avid reader, NBA Basketball fan and her favorite team was the Boston Celtics.  She was also known for her beautiful penmanship.

Surviving are: her children, Jana and Perry Ramsey, Marnie and Jeff Dekle, and Marc and Hillary Amerson; grandchildren, Ashley Ramsey (Andrew), Marcus Ramsey, Marley Dekle, Seth Dekle, Jack Burchfield, and Natalie Burchfield; sisters, Margie Scarboro Jones, Jean Scarboro Jones, and Carol Scarboro Jackson; She was preceded in death by her sister, Adele Chalker; and brothers-in-law, Dess Chalker, Randolph Jones, Kenneth Jones, and Alvin Jackson.

Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon, 3 P.M.  April 25, 2021 at Lambs Cemetery.

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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Martha Scarboro Amerson, 74, of Walterboro, S.C..

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Graveside Service
April 25, 2021

3:00 PM
Lamb Cemetery

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