Martha Malpass, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Spalding Regional Medical Center. She was born July 22, 1943, in Lily, Ky., to the late Everett B. Martin and the late Nina Mae Miller Martin. She was a member of the AABC, enjoyed reading, and loved her family very much. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Malpass.

Martha is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, DeAnn and Chip Esposito, of McDonough; three sons and daughter-in-law, Frank and Stephanie Malpass, of Hampton, Tony Poston, of Auburn, Ind., Randy Poston, of Nashville, Tenn.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Sherrell Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Mark Whiting officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Those who wish may sign the online registry at

Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home, 212 East College St., is serving the Malpass family.