Martha Johnson Bauguess

August 25, 1949 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Martha Bauguess Obituary

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Mrs. Martha Johnson Bauguess, age 74 of Moravian Falls passed away Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Cub Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Sampson, Rev. Mike Smith and Mr. Fred Eldreth officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.  

Martha was born August 25, 1949, in Wilkes County to Jesse James and Grace Davis Johnson.  She was a lifelong member of Cub Creek Baptist Church and was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.     

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son; Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr.  

She is survived by her husband; Larry John Bauguess, Sr. of the home, a daughter; Laura Collins and husband Benjamin of Raleigh, a son; Terry Bauguess and wife Dena of North Wilkesboro, six grandchildren; John Bauguess, Danielle Addington, Ryann Bauguess, Ellie Grimm, Leah Collins, Brendan Bauguess, two sisters; Barbara Denny and husband Frank of Moravian Falls, Wanda Payne and husband Donald of Taylorsville, a brother; Grady Johnson and wife Colleen of Union Grove and a daughter-in-law; Wesley Bauguess of Wake Forest. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr. Memorial Fund, PO Box 1414, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 or Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. 

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February 2, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
Cub Creek Baptist Church
134 Cub Creek Church Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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Interment following service
February 3, 2024

Cub Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
509 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697


Mtn. Valley Hospice
PO Box 325, Dobson NC 27017

Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr. Memorial Fund
PO Box 1414, North Wilkesboro NC 28659


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