Margie J. Gaffney

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Margie J. Gaffney

July 06, 1941 - May 08, 2018

FAIRMOUNT Margie J. Gaffney, 76, of Fairmount, passed away at 8:28 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
She was born July 6, 1941, in Fairmount, Ill., to Phillip and Pauline Darnell Farnum.
Margie married Ronald Gaffney on October 11, 1959, in Catlin, Ill.
Ronald survives, as well as two sons, Ronald (Merry Chris) Gaffney II of Fairmount, and Kyle W. (Susan) Gaffney of San Antonio, Texas; a daughter, Brenda (Darin) Davis of Fairmount; two brothers, Phil (Linda) Farnum of Gilbertsville, Ky., and Bill ( Linda) Farnum of Texas; three sisters, Claudia DeWitt of Hoopeston, Ill., Mary Farnum Burnley of Louisville, Ky., and Teri Williams of Benton, Ky.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild on the way. Margie was preceded in death by a daughter, Vickie Lynn.
Margie had been a dental assistant for several years, and operated her own cake decorating business in Fairmount. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fairmount, enjoyed her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as sewing and craftwork.
Funeral services: 1 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Rev. Mike Roberts to officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Indianola. Visitation is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at Robison Chapel.
Memorials to First Baptist Church in Fairmount. Online condolences at
Published on May 10, 2018
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