Martha Christina Milton, 79, of Fort Washington Maryland, passed away October 21, 2009 at Southern Maryland Hospital following surgery complications. She was born December 25, 1930, in Hiawatha, West Virginia, the daughter of late Gentle and Eddie Marshall. She was the second of 4 siblings. In 1958, she married the late John W. Milton. She graduated with a BS in Secondary Education from Bluefield State College. Later, gaining her MS in Education from George Washington University, Washington, DC. She is survived by her daughters Tya Lynn Milton and Tycha Lea Milton-Whiten, both of Fort Washington. MD; her son, James Augustus Harrell, Jr. of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren: Tynesha Milton-Goforth, Taylor Milton-Baker, Tavish Milton-Baker, Nila Christina Harrell, and Sidney Akua Harrell; great-grand daughter, Lyric Lea Michele Goforth, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 28 at Ebenezer AME Church of Fort Washington, 7701 Allentown Rd. Fort Washington, MD from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service, 11 a.m. Interment Rest Lawn Cemetery, Princeton, West Virginia. Arrangements by GEORGE P. KALAS FUNERAL HOME.