Martha Harrington Ludlam died April 22, 2014.

She was born in Meridian, Mississippi 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; eventually opening her own interior design firm. She and her husband Jake Thomson retired to Santa Fe, N.M. She returned to Mississippi for the last 3 years. Ms. Ludlam 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. She is survived by a neice and two nephews. Graveside services were held on May 3, 2014, at Magnolia Cemetery in Meridian. Memorials may be made to The Heart and Soul Animal Sanctuary, Santa Fe, N.M. or to Converse College.