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Martha Voltz

CHESTER - Mrs. Martha McKnight Voltz, age 81, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Avonte Nursing and Rehab Center in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Hickory Grove Cemetery, with Rev. Melvin Pressley officiating.

Mrs. Volts was born in Franklin, N.C., Jan. 24, 1926, a daughter of the late Moffatt Mason and Elizabeth Mitchell McKnight. She attended Harding High School in Charlotte, and was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Charles T. Voltz of Miami, Fla. and Moffatt J. Voltz of Locust, N.C.; three daughters, Mary Bishop of Warrior, Ala., Martha Bramble of Chester and Wonda Edwards of Stuart, Va.; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ditter and one brother, William McKnight, both of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester.