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Obituaries

April 30, 2014

Martha Harrington Ludlam

MERIDIAN — Graveside services for Martha Harrington Ludlam will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery, 2638 23rd Avenue, Meridian.

            Ms. Ludlam died April 22, 2014. She was born in Meridian on July 6, 1923.  She graduated from Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.; then from The Parson’s School of Design in New York and finally from The New York School of Interior Design, where she later taught. She enjoyed a successful interior design career in New York for many years, initially working with leading architectural, architectural supply and interior design firms and design publications. She then opened her own interior design firm, where her work became well respected among her U.S. and International clients.

            She and her husband Jake Thomson retired to Santa Fe, N.M., where for many years she continued her design services for select clients. She returned to Mississippi for the last three years until her death.

            Ms. Ludlam leaves her niece, Helen Ludlam Dalehite of Jackson, and nephews, Warren M. Ludlam of Greensboro, N.C., and Steven H.  Ludlam (Carolyn) of Jackson. 

            She was preceded in death by her parents, Bess and Warren V. Ludlam Sr., of Meridian, and her brother, Warren V. Ludlam, Jr (Helen) of Jackson.

            Memorials may be made to The Heart and Soul Animal Sanctuary, 369 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501 or to Converse College.   

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