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Marzetta Fitts Sinkler

Marzetta Fitts Sinkler, American dietitian. Named Jaycette of Year, Salem Jaycettes, 1973.

Background

  • Sinkler, Marzetta Fitts was born on March 15, 1939 in Faunsdale, Alabama, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Mabel Elizabeth (Smith) Fitts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Tuskegee University, 1961.

    Career

    • Dietitian, VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, 1962-1968;clinical dietitian, VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, 1976-1979;chief clinical section, VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, 1979-1982;chief administration section, VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, since 1982;extension agent, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1970-1973;nutrition consultant, Virginia Synod Lutheran Home, Roanoke, 1974-1976;lecturer, Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, 1975-1976.

    Membership

    Church clerk Shiloh Baptist Church, Salem, since 1962. Health professional advisory committee March of Dimes, Roanoke, Virginia, since 1987. Member American Dietetic Association, Southwest Dietetic Association, Virginia Dietetic Association, The Links (vice president since 1987), Zeta Phi Beta (president 1975-1978, phylacter eastern area 1982-1986, Zeta of Year 1973).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: sewing, hiking, traveling.

    Connections

    • Married William Sinkler, June 12, 1965. Children: William Irving, Wayne Everett.
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    Born March 15, 1939