Lynda Martin

Obituary of Lynda Pierson Martin

Please share a memory of Lynda to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.

Lynda Pierson Martin, 73, of Bedford, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at her residence. She was born on Saturday, April 1, 1950, in Bedford, a daughter of the late Charles Benjamin Reed Jr. and Glenna Lafon Reed who survives. She was also preceded by her husband, John Jefferson Martin; son, Robert (Bobby) Miller Jr.; great-granddaughter, Sophia Long.

Lynda spent her nursing career providing excellent care for those at work and within the community. Lynda was a faithful volunteer with the VFW, her passion for the VFW was due to her father’s military service. She was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church of Rocky Mount.  In her free time, Lynda enjoyed shopping, playing the local slots (at times, too much), and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed her Boxer, Destiny. Lynda had a unique sense of humor that most grew to love.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughters, Mary Katherine Swedberg and Stephanie Miller Moir (Barry) both of Bedford; brothers, Charles B. Reed III (Peggy), Jerry A. Reed; 1 nephew, 5 grandchildren, Ashley Nicole Jones (Robert), Amber Leigh Dudding, Holli Moir Stewart (Joshua), Heidi Elizabeth Moir, David Matthew Dudding; 14 great grandchildren.

The family would like to give special thanks to Berkshire Health and Rehab, Nayer Hospice and her personal caregivers, Alice Ridgeway and Cheryl Stevens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VFW post 2157, 2366 Virginia Byway Bedford, VA 24523


Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Lynda Martin, please visit our Tree Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Lynda
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the Updike Funeral Home Staff
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Lynda Martin

In Loving Memory

Lynda Martin

1950 - 2024

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Lynda Martin
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by planting a tree in memory of Lynda Martin.
Plant a tree in memory of Lynda
Share Your Memory of