Dr. Martha Elizabeth Heaton



Dr. Martha Elizabeth Heaton, age 70 of Laurinburg passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018.

Martha was a daughter of the late Taylor Reid Heaton and Elizabeth Weir Heaton born March 7, 1948 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at St. Andrews Presbyterian College and Master’s Degree followed by her Doctorate from the University of Georgia. Dr. Heaton served many years as a Psychology Professor with Richmond Community College and St. Andrews University. She also worked as a practicing Psychologist. From 1966 until her illness, Martha served as a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

She leaves behind her husband, Dennis Sharpe of Laurinburg and her many friends.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Trinity Presbyterian Church officiated by Dr. Robert Dendy. The family will receive friends following the service. A private interment will be at a later date.