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Margaret Joan Mariage, 89 (39), of Georgetown, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at North Logan Health Care Center, Danville. She was born to Clyde C. and Nora E. (Boen) Thornton on Feb. 10, 1927, in Georgetown.
On July 6, 1947, she was united in marriage to Roy Mariage in Georgetown until his passing on Nov. 4, 2003.
Margaret will be dearly missed by her children, Randy (Annie) Mariage of Georgetown and Janice (Jerry) Stark of Olivet; grandchildren, Abbey (Ryan) Rummel, Ashley (Brandon) Blankenship, and Briana Mariage, Josh (Andrea) and Jennalee Stark; great-grandchildren, Owen Mariage-Tucker, Aryann Rummel, Braelyn and Lilly Blankenship, Jaida, Jeremy, Jocelyn, and Jonah Stark, and Julianna Allison; her good friend, Noel Dugger of Georgetown; many special cousins; and several other close relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy; and special cousins.
Margaret was a member of First Church of Christ. She worked for over 35 years with Georgetown School District at Frazier School and at Mary Miller Junior High. She enjoyed doing word searches in her spare time and planting and caring for her flowers. She looked forward to having turkey and carrots with her son for lunch every day at noon. Margaret was full of love for her family and friends and will always be remembered by those whose life she touched.
A celebration of Margaret's life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at First Church of Christ, 503 N. Main St., Georgetown, with Phil Miller officiating. Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown. She will be laid to rest in Georgetown Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given in her name to First Church of Christ, Georgetown. Please join her family in sharing memories, photos, and videos through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 14, 2016
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