Martha Hussey Brewer 57, died Monday, February 11, 2013 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Smyrna United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend Tal Madison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Miss Martha was a native of Moore County. She owned and operated a daycare for over 30 years. She loved all children very much. She graduated from Sandhills Community College in 2011 with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development. Martha loved her dogs Callie Ann and Duffy. She was a daughter of the late Carl and Alice Sheffield Hussey and was preceded in death by her brothers James and Worthy.
Martha is survived by her husband Calvin, they would have celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary on February 14, daughters: Patricia Bezouska, of Robbins, Angie Painter, of Robbins, 7 grandchildren: Alisha Bezouska Wimmer, Shad Painter, Brittany Bezouska, Tyler Painter, Cecily Bezouska, Andrew Bezouska and Josie Painter, as well as her 8 brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Brewer family.
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  1. Miss Martha will be truly missed by her family, friends and the children she has cared for over the years. She was a great person and great caregiver. God bless and be with the family. My prayers are with you all.
    Renee Ehlers

  2. Our thoughts and prayers go to Martha’s family. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. Also praying for the kids that will miss her so much. She was definitely the best person ever with kids.

  3. Martha will greatly be missed by her family, friends, and her ‘children’!! Our thoughts and prayers are with all! (christy williamson stalker & family)

  4. Tugboat, Angie, Kaylee, Elijah, Alyssa and Levi Williams lit a candle for Martha Brewer

  5. We were very saddened to hear of Martha’s passing. The whole community has lost a great person. Our thoughts and prayer go out to your family.

  6. Jeffrey Chriscoe Martha was a great teacher she kept my daughter mykenzie and done a wonderful job teaching her lit a candle for Martha Brewer

  7. Dustin and Clarkie Hussey, Nathan, Mollie, and Maggieo lit a candle for Martha Brewer

  8. Mrs. Martha was a really good care giver. She was my sitter for several years. She will be truly missed. I will miss her. Mrs. Martha’s family is in my thoughts and prayers. Cortney Maness

  9. Our loss is heaven’s gain because God sure gained an angel yesterday! Martha was such a wonderful person & positively impacted the lives of all who knew her. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of the family. God Bless You!! We will miss you, Mart

  10. I am so sorry for your loss. Martha was a huge part of my childhood and I have such wonderful memories of her. She truly did make an incredible impact on the world through each child she cared for. I am thinking of your family and praying for peace and co

  11. The passing of your loved one Martha is one of the most devastating experiences your family can face, and at times, the loss may seem unbearable. Finding ways to express my deepest sympathies to your family is most difficult. However, your faith in the Bi

  12. Although I didn’t know Martha well, I heard wonderful stories from her husband, Calvin, who I work with. In reading the tributes here, it’s obvious hers was a life well lived through her love and care of children. God bless Calvin and her family as you gr

  13. Martha’s devotion to children is a wonderful legacy. Her friends at the Sandhills Community College Early Childhood Program would like to extend our sympathies to Martha’s family.

  14. Sending a gentle hug your way, to comfort you, and to let you know that you’re on my mind and in my heart today and always.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Gale & Rancie

  15. Calvin and Family, our thoughts and Prayers are with you during this time. The LORD has another Angel by his side in Heaven.

  16. "Miss Martha" was a true example of Southern sweetness. She tirelessly worked for all of her "children" and loved her work. I’m sure she has already found a place in heaven where she can help watch over the little ones. I will miss hea

  17. I will always be thankful for the things Ms. Martha taught Jackson. He still talks about the "Jesus songs"
    they sang. She was such a blessing to so many!

  18. God has taken another angel home…Miss Martha will truly be missed!!! Just ask any child that stayed with miss martha and they will tell you,there is no one like her..She was a wonderful person and a GREAT caregiver. My thoughts and prayers are with her

  19. I fondly remember Martha when I went to her daycare years ago to work with some of the children. She was such a loving and caring person and always had a smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  20. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one, Mrs. Brewer. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. The Lord will
    give you strength as you continue on your journey of
    God’s Peace,

  21. Ms. Martha was one of those individuals in life who did for others. She was so instrumental in Jackson’s life. When we told him about her passing,he simply said, "I’m glad she is in Heaven because she was A Christian". Even a child knew!We know

  22. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family! Miss Martha was such a blessing to the community. Ethan said she is taking care of the kids in heaven!!! You will never be forgotton!!

  23. Calvin and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.God can and will comfort you. We are grateful to have met Martha here on this earth and we will meet again on the other side. She left a wonderful legacy with each childs life she touched.

  24. Our entire community now suffers the tremendous loss of this awesome lady! We love you Nannie Martha,and our precious memories of you will remain in our hearts. Prayers and hugs to your family that you have loved so dearly. Robin & Mark Melton & f

  25. Calvin, Tricia and Angie, you are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. Martha was loved by many and will remain in our hearts forever. Praying God will give you strength to endure. Love you all. Joan

  26. "As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live within our hearts". With Heart-Felt Sympathy & Prayers. Miss Martha will always hold a special place in our hearts. Grace Dunlap Stevens, Sherry & Joseph Lee

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